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Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros will deliver the keynote address at a November 6 public forum launching the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program's new national competitiveness initiative, Blueprint for American Prosperity: Unleashing the Potential of a Metropolitan Nation. The Blueprint offers a powerful and compelling argument: The ability of the United States to compete globally and to meet the great economic, environmental, and social challenges of the 21st century rests largely on the health, vitality and prosperity of the nation's major cities and metropolitan areas.
There will be a "live" web cast of the Blueprint launch on Nov. 6 at
http://www.visualcommunications.com/brookings/webcast/brookingslivevideo.wvx
 
The event will run from 9:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. EST at the Falk Auditorium, The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.
The agenda is attached and online at http://www.brookings.edu/events/2007/1106blueprint.aspx
 


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 Blueprint for American  Prosperity

Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Henry Cisneros will deliver the keynote address at a November 6 public forum launching the Metropolitan Policy Program's new national competitiveness initiative, Blueprint for American Prosperity: Unleashing the Potential of a Metropolitan Nation. The Blueprint offers a powerful and compelling argument: The ability of the United States to compete globally and to meet the great economic, environmental, and social challenges of the 21st century rest largely on the health, vitality and prosperity of the nation's major cities and metropolitan areas.

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Transportation for a Metropolitan Nation

 

Debate on the nation's transportation policy focuses narrowly on new revenues needed to bolster the federal program. In recent testimony before the House Budget Committee, Fellow Robert Puentes argues that we should start with a clearer articulation of the goals, objectives, and desired outcomes.

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Putting Patients First

 

Focus groups of low-income Washington, DC residents conducted by the DCPCA Medical Homes DC project identified multiple barriers to health care access and problems within the system. The identified barriers are common across the country, especially among low-income and minority populations, and the paper recommends several promising practices that health centers can enact to improve access to care and the patient experience.

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Blueprint Webcast

 

The entire Nov. 6 Blueprint for American Prosperity launch event will be available live via web cast beginning at 9 a.m.

 

 

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Attachment: Agenda - FINAL (10-24).doc
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