America’s ‘Vanishing’ Middle Class – and What Philanthropy Can Do to Help
This two-part session will examine the instability of the middle class and how this large segment of the population can regain its economic footing. Panelists and other leaders will offer insight about the role philanthropy plays in areas that affect many middle-class Americans, such as workforce and business development, partnerships with government, education, and health care.
Moderator: Kai Ryssdal, Host and Senior Editor, Marketplace
Presenter(s): Don Peck, Editor, Atlantic Media Company; Angela Glover Blackwell, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, PolicyLink; Jamie P. Merisotis, President and CEO, Lumina Foundation for Education