October 16, 2007

Progressive Economic Think Tank To Launch in Los Angeles

The founding conference for the Horizon Institute, a new progressive economic think tank, will take place tomorrow in Los Angeles. Featured speakers at the event include Jared Bernstein (Economic Policy Institute), John Podesta (Center for American Progress), Maria Elena Durazo (Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO), Professor Manuel Pastor (USC), Harold Meyerson (Washington Post, The American Prospect), Madeline Janis (L.A. Alliance for a New Economy), Professor Peter Dreier (Occidental College), Joan Ling (Community Corporation of Santa Monica), John Canham-Clyne (Change to Win) and Rev. William Smart (L.A. Alliance for a New Economy). The founding conference is open to the public and will take place Tuesday October 16, 2007 at the Cathedral Conference Center in Los Angeles.

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