Join Us in DC with VP Biden and Sen Gillibrand

Heartland Capital Strategies (HCS) is thrilled to join with

The Century Foundation's Rediscovering Government Initiative (TCF)

and the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) in a phenomenal capstone summit:

Building a High Wage America:

Lessons from the Heartland

What we learned in our tour of manufacturing

cities across Pennsylvania, Ohio and Illinois

Featuring Vice President Joe Biden


Senator Kirsten Gillibrand


9:30 A.M. EST

The United State Navy Memorial

Naval Heritage Center, Burke Theatre

Washington, DC



Additional confirmed speakers include:

  • Eileen Appelbaum, Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research @EileenAppelbaum

  • Josh Bivens, Director of Research, Economic Policy Institute @JoshBivens_DC

  • Stephen Herzenberg, Executive Director, Keystone Research, @herzenberg

  • Adriana Kugler, Professor, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy

  • Thea Mei Lee, President, Economic Policy Institute @TheaLeeEPI

  • Sanjukta Paul, Assistant Professor of Law, Wayne State University @SanjuktaMPaul

  • David Robinson, Director of Communications and Organizing, Manufacturing Renaissance

  • William E. Spriggs, Chief Economist, AFL-CIO, Professor, Department of Economics, Howard University @WSpriggs

  • Andrew Stettner, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation, @pelhamprog

  • Randi Weingarten, President, American Federation of Teachers

  • David Wilhelm, Partner and CSO, Hecate Energy, LLC

Lessons from the Heartland will also be available as a live stream; however, registration is still required.

Read more about the High Wage America project and the roadshows in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Illinois.

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