For Many Families, Gap’s Getting Wider

October 26, 2008 – Free Lance-Star

Altarum Policy Roundtable, October 23, 2008

“Measuring Human Development in America,” was presented at the Altarum Institute, a DC-based nonprofit health systems research and consulting organization serving government and private-sector clients.

Read more

Watch Out For Pitfalls During Financial Turmoil

October 19, 2008 – Montgomery Advertiser

Rail, Economy On Table

October 1, 2008 – Reston Connection

Health Care: The Other Answer

September 25, 2008 – Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Southern California Grantmakers, November 19, 2008

For those in SoCal, the authors of The Measure of America will be giving a plenary speech at the Southern California Grantmakers 35th Annual Conference on November 19th.

Read more

Shriver Center Dialogue, October 17, 2008

The Measure of America co-author Sarah Burds-Sharp will join others on a panel to discuss the meaning of human rights in the United States. Sponsored by the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, the dialogue will take place on Friday, October 17, 2008 at 8:15am CDT in Chicago, IL. For more information, please visit the event’s website.

Read more

Seminars: Failing Health In America, October 1, 2008

The authors of The Measure of America, Sarah Burd-Sharps and Kristen Lewis, will be presenting a series of tele-seminars sponsored by The Foundation for American Communications (FACS). The next two seminars are scheduled for October 1st and 8th at 2:00pm ET and will cover the topic of education disparities. Afterwards on October 14th and 21st, there will be two additional teleseminars on standard of living at 2:00pm ET on each of those dates as well. For more information and to register for free, click here.

Read more

Hey Big Number, Make Room For The Rest Of Us

August 31, 2008 – New York Times

Forming A More Perfect Measure

August 31, 2008 – New York Times