From 9:00 am to 11:00 am
The National Press Club, First Ammendment Lounge, Washington, DC, 20045

Restoring the Promise of Community Colleges

Two-year colleges are meant to be America’s quintessential institutions for the aspiring middle class. However, the latest research shows that community colleges are deeply underfunded to the point where they cannot provide the necessary support for students. What can be done to ensure that community colleges are funded in a way that will provide students...

From 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First Street NE, Washington, DC, 20515

Hill Briefing: An Introduction to Instructional Spending in Higher Ed

As the Higher Education Act (HEA) is being discussed in the House and Senate, many are calling for new policies that would give students and taxpayers a better return on their investment. In an effort to better understand how well schools are currently putting their resources towards helping students succeed, The Century Foundation, Third Way,...

From 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
The U.S. Capitol Visitor's Center, SVC Room 201-00, Washington, DC, 20515

Hill Briefing: How Congress, States, and School Districts Can Take Action on School Diversity

Sixty-five years after Brown v. Board of Education, the research remains clear that integrated schools produce better outcomes for all students, and strategies to promote racial and socioeconomic diversity are being used by school districts across the country. Please join the National Coalition on School Diversity and The Century Foundation for a congressional briefing on...

From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
NYU Wagner - The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, 10012

Debates of the Century @ NYU Wagner: Congestion Pricing

The Century Foundation and NYU Wagner are proud to present Debates of the Century @NYU Wagner, a public debate series showcasing thoughtful, informed dialogue from leading experts. “New York City should implement congestion pricing” Traffic gridlock and an ailing subway system define New York City’s struggle with overcrowding and a deteriorating transit infrastructure. As these...
From 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Georgetown University Law Center, Hart Auditorium, 600 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20001

The Future of American Labor: Initiatives for a New Era

The American labor movement is at a critical moment in its history. As workers, advocates, and union leaders chart a path forward, what initiatives, reforms, and organizing models hold the most promise to restore power to working people? On February 8-9, hear from the nation’s top labor leaders, including AFT President Randi Weingarten President, SEIU President Mary Kay...

From 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
The Puck Building, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY, 10012

Debates of the Century @NYU Wagner: Universal Basic Income vs. a Jobs Guarantee

Bold, progressive economic ideas are having a moment. At a time of record inequality in America, more and more people are looking to proposals that would give much needed help to working families, strengthen the middle class, and mitigate the potential impacts of technology and automation. Join The Century Foundation (TCF) and NYU Wagner on...

From 8:00 am to 9:30 am
1 Whitehall Street, 15th Floor, New York, NY, 10004, United States

Triple Axis: Iran’s Relations with Russia and China

The most significant challenge to the post-Cold War international order is the growing power of ambitious states opposed to the West. Iran, Russia, and China are taking advantage of the U.S. withdrawal from the world stage and while they seek opportunity, cooperation between them remains fragmentary. Join us for breakfast and a conversation with authors Dina...