The New Leader Weekly Briefing

The New Leader Weekly Briefing

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Policy, News and Events for the NLC Community 

August 3, 2018

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NLC Opportunities:

NLC alumni (from any chapter) are now eligible to receive academic credit for completing the NLC Institute from Roger Williams University (RWU) for completing the Institute. 

RWU School of Continuing Studies will provide NLC graduates with: 

- Three-semester hour credits for completion of the NLC Institute; and 

- Fifteen percent tuition discount off of RWU’s regularly published, then prevailing tuition rates. 

RWU offers undergraduate and graduate courses both in person (in Rhode Island) and online. For more information, see https://scs.rwu.edu/partnerships/partners/new-leaders-council


Events

Bipartisan Policy Center: Planning for 75 at 25: Saving for Retirement and How Policy Affects You

  • Wednesday, August 22nd; 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST; Washington, DC
  • Two-thirds of Americans aged 21 to 32 have saved nothing for retirement. You don’t have to be one of them.

    How can you get ahead of the curve, and prepare now to comfortably retire later? How much should you save, and where should you save it? What do you need to know about how public policy is affecting your retirement security now and in the future? To help answer these questions, join top-ranked financial advisor Ric Edelman and other experts on August 22 at a Funding Our Future event, where speakers will discuss how young professionals can best prepare for retirement, upcoming opportunities in retirement policy, and how the future of entitlement programs could affect the retirement of future generations.

  • Register to Attend

 


Policy Reports

The Brookings Institution: Charlottesville: One year later

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Bipartisan Policy Center: Main Street Matters: Ideas for Improving Small Business Financing

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The Walton Family Foundation: k-12 Strategic Plan

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Third Way: The Political Case for Becoming Opportunity Democrats

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Have a policy report that we should promote? Send info to update@newleaderscouncil.org


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