October 25, 2014

Recent Events

United Way Goes to the Capitol 2012
January 23, 2012 12:00pm - 1:45pm

Phil Smith, the national political director of The Concord Coalition, serves as the keynote luncheon speaker at the United Way annual legislative luncheon.  He discusses the projected federal budget deficits and their causes, consequences, potential solutions and the implications for...

Fiscal Forum at the Citadel and the College of Charleston with former SC Gov. Mark Sanford, former Comptroller Gen. David Walker and Concord's Robert Bixby
January 19, 2012 1:00pm - 5:00pm

The Citadel and the College of Charleston host the Concord Coalition's Fiscal Forum on the day of the Presidential Debate in Charleston, SC at 1 PM and 3 PM respectively.  Concord's Executive Director Robert Bixby will join former Comptroller David Walker and former South Carolina Governor/...

University of Minnesota's Applied Economics Colleges in the Schools program
January 12, 2012 8:00am - 11:30am

As part of the University of Minnesota's Applied Economics Colleges in the Schools program, Concord Coalition's Midwest Regional Director will conduct a chart talk and interactive budget exercise "Principles & Priorities" with more than 400 AP economics students from high schools around the...

Next-Generation Matters: An Outlook of 2012
December 9, 2011 12:00pm - 1:15pm

The Concord Coalition has partnered with the University of New Hampshire's School of Law and Whittemore School of Business and Economics to present the Next-Generation Matters series of conversations about the economic future.  On Friday, December 9th, Mark...

Solving the National Debt Crisis: It's Not Rocket Science
December 7, 2011 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Policy Director, Joshua Gordon, will be the guest speaker at a screening of the movie I.O.U.S.A. Solutions. The event will be held at the Seminole Campus of St. Petersburg College in Florida and is sponsored by the St. Petersburg College Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions, The St...

Principles and Priorities with Former Members of Congress and Students at George Washington University
December 3, 2011 9:00am - 12:30pm

Graduate students from GW’s Graduate School of Political Management and undergraduate students from GW’s Political Science department will work with 10 former members of Congress to discuss the nation’s fiscal challenges in a "Principles and Priorities" simulation facilitated by the Concord...

National Grassroots Director to Lead Principles and Priorities Exercise at Georgetown University
December 2, 2011 10:00am - 11:30am

National Grassroots Director leads students through Prinicples and Priorities exercise.

Concord's National Political Director brings Budget Exercise to American University
November 30, 2011 6:00am - 8:00am

Phil Smith, the National Political Director for the Concord Coalition brings the Principles and Priorities exercise to the School of Public Affairs at American University.

New England Regional Director to Guest Lecture at University of New Hampshire
November 17, 2011 7:00pm - 8:00pm

New England Regional Director Jeff Thiebert will discuss the importance of federal budget policy to students at the Whittemore School of Business at the University of New Hampshire.

Making the Hard Choices: Additional Health Care Reforms
November 17, 2011 9:00am - 12:00pm

The Concord Coalition will conduct an interactive budget and philosophical exercise where health policy students discuss and debate the hard choices associated with additional health care reforms and ideas to reign in excess cost-growth escalation in the U.S. health care system.

Concord Coalition Chief Economists Speaks on Tax Reform at National Tax Association Annual Meetings
November 17, 2011 8:30am - 10:00am

Diane Lim Rogers speaks as a panelist in opening general session of the annual meetings of the National Tax Association.  The title of the session:  "Tax Reform in an Era of Fiscal Imbalance."

Sioux City "Go" Group
November 16, 2011 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Midwest Regional Director to provide overview of federal budget, debt and deficits, and possible solutions to improve our long-term fiscal outlook to young professionals in Sioux City.

Mid Iowa Estate and Financial Planners
November 15, 2011 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Midwest Regional Director will discuss the current state of fiscal policy, debt and deficit statistics and projections, and lead participants in a discussioin of possible solutions to improve our long-term outlook.

Des Moines Register Sponsors Community-Wide Deficit Reduction Program
November 14, 2011 6:30pm - 8:30pm

The Des Moines Register, in partnership with Drake University, sponsors The Concord Coalition to conduct its interactive budget exercise. Iowan's will have the opportunity to determine their ideal plan for deficit reduction and to have their voices heard in advance of the upcoming Congressional...

Mobilize.org Millennial Leadership Summit Luncheon
November 11, 2011 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Youth Outreach Coordinator, Stefan Byrd-Krueger, spoke on a panel at Mobilize.org's Millennial Leadership Summit to an audience of experienced social entrepreneurs.