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A Blueprint for Broadly Shared Prosperity in Maryland

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Owen Brown Interfaith Center

7246 Cradlerock Way

Columbia, MD 21045

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The choices we make as a state shape our neighborhoods and affect our economy. Join the Maryland Center on Economic Policy and other state and national experts for a conversation about the choices currently facing the state and learn how we can create thriving communities across Maryland.

The morning session will feature a keynote address from Alice Rivlin, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and the Center for Health Policy at the Brookings Institution and the founding director of the Congressional Budget Office, along with panel discussions about the state budget and state revenues. Lunch is included.

Following the main event will be an interactive workshop for people who are interested in learning how to effectively advocate for changes in the state budget.

Schedule:

8:30 a.m. – Registration

9 a.m. – Opening remarks, MDCEP Executive Director Benjamin Orr and former Delegate Liz Bobo

9:15 a.m. – Increasing Racial and Ethnic Equity: How Maryland’s Fiscal Policy Choices Can Advance Opportunity for Everyone, Christopher Meyer, MDCEP Research Analyst

9:45 a.m. – Investing in Our Communities to Create Broadly Shared Prosperity, Panel Discussion

10:45 a.m. – A Tax Code That Supports Thriving Communities, Panel Discussion

12 p.m. – Federal Policies that Shape Maryland Communities, Alice Rivlin and Benjamin Orr

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. – Advocacy workshop: How your voice can shape public investments

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Attendees have the option of purchasing a ticket for the morning session only, the advocacy workshop only, or both.

Limited half-priced tickets for students are available. We also hope to have a limited number of scholarships available for those who are interested in attending but cannot afford the tickets due to financial hardship. Please contact mdcep@mdeconomy.org for more information about scholarships.

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Owen Brown Interfaith Center

7246 Cradlerock Way

Columbia, MD 21045

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