Jan. 2, 2012
-- MEDIA ADVISORY
Broadcaster Tavis Smiley to lead Conversation on remaking America.
Smiley and his All-Star Panel Discuss How to Restore Prosperity in America.
WHO: Tavis Smiley, host of Tavis Smiley on PBS, The Tavis Smiley Show and co-host of Smiley & West from PRI, (Public Radio International)
and a panel of prolific thought leaders and advocates convene in Washington, DC for “Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity.”
This symposium will discuss solutions for restoring America's prosperity and dissect the findings from a recently released White Paper from Indiana University on ‘the new face of the poor.’ “Remaking America” will feature a list of distinguished influencers from political, finance, film and economic communities including: Cornel West, Princeton professor and author; Suze Orman, America’s leading authority on personal finance; Michael Moore, Academy Award®-winning filmmaker; Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed; Jeffrey Sachs, poverty expert and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University; Majora Carter, Urban Revitalization Strategist; Vicki B. Escarra, President and CEO of Feeding America and others!
WHEN: Thursday, January 12, 2011
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. ET
WHERE: George Washington University Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St. NW, Washington, DC 20052
ADMISSION: FREE TO THE PUBLIC on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at
5 p.m. Self-parking is available on site. All attendees must register at www.TAVISTALKS.com/
PUBLIC INFO: Visit: www.tavistalks.com/
MEDIA RSVP: Contact Leshelle Sargent; firstname.lastname@example.org;
To obtain media credentials, register on line at www.tavistalks.com/
remakingamerica and press the media tab. All media must register in advance or on site with identification certifying that you are a working member of the news media on assignment. Business cards, press badges, or letters from editors from news organizations required for press section.
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