Young Professional Leaders To Discuss America's Unsustainable Fiscal Path

YPNation Thought Leaders to Unite and Engage National YP Community via Live Webcast

Oct 21, 2009, 14:30 ET from YPNation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- YPNation, the Leadership Network for America's 15 million Young Professionals, will host its inaugural event at 8PM Wednesday, Oct. 28 at George Washington University's Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration, engaging Young Professionals across the nation in a live Webcast on America's unsustainable fiscal trajectory.

The event is open to the public and will be simulcast on Ustream.tv and YPNation.net, featuring YPNation thought leaders Marc Goldwein (New America Foundation), Nicola Moore (Heritage Foundation), and Ethan Pollack (Economic Policy Institute). The discussion will feature an interactive Q&A session, including questions from the live audience, submissions from Ustream.tv viewers, and pre-selected questions from several regional Young Professional organizations.

YPNation unites the Young Professional community for the first time, providing YPs with a powerful platform to share resources and enter the national conversation on the key issues impacting their future. The panel discussion will include three recognized Young Professional thought leaders: Goldwein is Policy Director at the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, and a Policy Analyst with the New America Foundation's Fiscal Policy Program; Moore is Assistant Director of the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation; and Pollack is a Fiscal Policy Analyst at the Economic Policy Institute.

"Marc, Nicola and Ethan bring three distinct viewpoints to the table," said YPNation President & Publisher Michael Eisenstadt. "They and the rest of our dynamic team of leaders are committed to establishing common ground, building consensus, and finding ways for Young Professionals across the country to work together to solve the very unique challenges and opportunities ahead. YPNation is leading the national conversation among Young Professionals and the event will highlight our commitment to fostering a discussion respectful of diverse opinions."

YPNation will follow up the panel discussion on YPNation.net with an outline of broadly agreed upon principles for the path ahead, resources for Young Professionals from the New America Foundation, Heritage Foundation, and Economic Policy Institute, and a letter for Young Professionals to send their elected representatives, expressing concern about the nation's current fiscal path and the YP community's strong interest in sustainable fiscal policy.

For more information about participating in the Webcast, visit YPNation.net.

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