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Mar 02, 2015, 09:58 ET
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Philippine Philanthropic Fund Launched to Increase Filipino Diaspora Engagement

 The Aspen Institute Diaspora Investment Alliance (DIA) and the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) have partnered to launch the Philippine...

Feb 25, 2015, 14:59 ET
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Statement of Support for the Department of Homeland Security from Members of the Aspen Institute Homeland Security Group

We are members of a non-partisan group of former government officials and policy experts in the fields of national security and counterterrorism....

Feb 24, 2015, 13:54 ET

La Beca Ricardo Salinas Ampliará la Participación Latina en los Eventos y Programas del Instituto Aspen

WASHINGTON, 24 de febrero de 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- El Programa de Latinos y Sociedad del Instituto Aspen y Ricardo Salinas...

Feb 24, 2015, 13:00 ET

Ricardo Salinas Fund to Expand Latino Participation in Aspen Institute Events and Programs

The Aspen Institute Latinos and Society Program and Ricardo Salinas, president and founder of Mexico-based Grupo Salinas and a member of the Aspen...

Feb 18, 2015, 12:03 ET
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Aspen Institute Mobilizes New Generation of Leaders To Positively Impact Society

 The Aspen Institute today announced its 2015 Class of Henry Crown Fellows. The Henry Crown Fellowship mobilizes a new breed of leaders, all...

Jan 30, 2015, 09:05 ET
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DC Students Convene to Hear from Renowned Leaders

Two-hundred students, teachers, and principals from 20 high schools across Washington, DC will design powerful solutions to some of our world's...

Jan 26, 2015, 13:47 ET
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Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security Appoints New Executive Director

The Aspen Institute is pleased to announce today that Ida Rademacher has joined the Institute as the new Executive Director of the Initiative on...

Jan 26, 2015, 10:04 ET
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First Cross-Sector Youth Sports Plan Released to Help Serve the Needs of Children, Communities

Over the past two years, the Aspen Institute has convened more than 250 thought leaders in 10 roundtables and other events around the nation,...

Jan 21, 2015, 16:24 ET
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Top U.S. Business Leadership Launches New Employer-Led Movement to Expand Economic Opportunity for 24 Million Frontline American Workers

 Recognizing the critical need to train more American workers to fill the jobs that businesses are creating, a coalition of the nation's top...

Jan 15, 2015, 10:00 ET
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Innovation Challenge to Foster Higher Education-Affiliated Service Year Positions

 The Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute, the National Conference on Citizenship and the Corporation for National and Community Service...

Jan 09, 2015, 10:48 ET
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President Obama's Proposal for Free Community College for Students Will Drive Economic Growth and Social Mobility for America

"The President's proposal represents an immense potential investment in community colleges and in the talent needed to drive economic growth and...

Nov 03, 2014, 10:13 ET
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$100,000 Winner of Entrepreneurial Innovation Award Named by Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute and Institute Trustee Anne Welsh McNulty today announced Rejane Woodroffe and the Bulungula Incubator (BI) as the recipient of...

Oct 20, 2014, 11:19 ET
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Roadmap for Effective Teacher Leadership Released by Aspen Institute and Leading Educators

 As school districts across the country confront the challenges of recruiting and retaining great teachers while trying to close persistent...

Oct 14, 2014, 09:22 ET
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New Report Responds To Urgent Need For U.S. Public Library Transformation

 A new report released today from the Aspen Institute looks at how – in an age of instant and abundant information – U.S. public...

Oct 08, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Top Ten Policies To Lift Parents and Children Together Out Of Poverty Released By Ascend At Aspen Institute

 Federal and state policymakers can pursue ten effective policies immediately to help parents and children break out of the cycle of poverty,...

Sep 29, 2014, 14:18 ET
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Creating Opportunity for Low-Income Families to be Focus of Aspen Institute Convening

A national policy agenda to address poverty through programs for two generations at once will be highlight of events at the 2014 Aspen...

Sep 24, 2014, 09:33 ET
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Aspen Institute Business and Society Program Announces 2014 Faculty Pioneers

The winners of this year's prestigious Aspen Faculty Pioneer Awards being announced today share one trait – they've developed innovative ways...

Sep 23, 2014, 10:26 ET
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Clinton Global Initiative Commitment To Action to Provide Innovative Financing for the Artisan Sector

The Alliance for Artisan Enterprise announced a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action to create innovative financing for the artisan...

Sep 22, 2014, 15:13 ET
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Former President Clinton and Chelsea Clinton Announce National Service Alliance Commitment Championed by General Stanley McChrystal and Chelsea Clinton on CGI Main Stage

Today, at the Clinton Global Initiative's annual conference in New York City, the National Service Alliance, joined by former President Bill...

Sep 17, 2014, 13:06 ET
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Aspen Institute Launches New Partnership with Friends of Cancer Research

The Aspen Institute Health, Medicine, and Society Program and Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) announce a new partnership, which will launch...