Thursday, October 27, 2011

PAST: PANEL: "Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity" featuring PBS’ Tavis Smiley, Panelists include Michael Moore, Barbara Ehrenreich, Suze Orman, Cornel West and others! At GWU's Lisner Auditorium this THURS, Jan 12th, 6:30pm - 9:00pm + Event After at Busboys and Poets 10:00pm, Free, Advance RSVP is Required

George Washington University to Host Panel Discussion Featuring PBS’ Tavis Smiley 
"Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity"
Thursday, January 12th
6:30pm – 9:00pm

Panelists include Filmmaker Michael Moore, Personal Finance Specialist Suze Orman and Professor and Author Cornel West, as well as others, see full list below and read more here.

NOTE: This event is "sold out" now but you can also watch it LIVE on line from the comfort of your own home or office or coffee shop or wherever. You can also check out the after party at Busboys and Poets still, I didn't see any mention of a need to RSVP for that. 

George Washington University will host Tavis Smiley, host of “Tavis Smiley” on PBS, in a discussion focused on how to restore prosperity in America. This symposium, featuring a distinguished panel of guests, will focus on a recently released white paper from Indiana University on how poverty is changing in America. This event is free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 5:00pm. All attendees must register to attend.

Media must register with Leshelle Sargent at or 646-484-4963. All media must register in advance or on site with identification.

Suze Orman
Panelists include:
• Majora Carter, urban revitalization strategist, Majora Carter Group
• Barbara Ehrenreich, author, “Nickel and Dimed“
• Vicki B. Escarra, president and CEO, Feeding America
• Michael Moore, American filmmaker
• Suze Orman, personal finance expert
• Jeffrey Sachs, poverty expert; professor of health policy and management, Columbia University
• Tavis Smiley, host, “The Tavis Smiley Show” and co-host of “Smiley & West” from Public Radio International (PRI)
• Cornel West, professor and author, Princeton University

Michael MooreCornel West

You can watch last year's panel "America's Next Chapter" which also took place at Lisner with other panelists, online.

George Washington University
Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St., NW.
Metro: Foggy Bottom-GWU (Orange and Blue Lines)

After Panel Event at Busboys and Poets 14th & V St, NW
Thursday, January 12th
10:00pm - 12:00pm

 Cornel West and Tavis Smiley will take to the mic to share their thoughts after the live "Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity" event at GWU. Both events are free and open to the public. Register for "Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity" here

14th & V St, NW
Metro; U St

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