Conversations with the Next Generation
TAMPA: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29
CHARLOTTE: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
National Journal and The Atlantic will host "Conversations with the Next Generation" Town Halls that bring together top leaders for a dialogue on important issues facing America's young and emerging workforce. Young voters, who were critical voices in the election four years ago, are struggling even more today due to concerns about jobs, education and lack of opportunity. Yet, they remain a pivotal voting bloc for the candidate who will best speak to their issues.
In addition to the live events, the Town Halls will be simulcast on Xbox LIVE and the National Journal and The Atlantic websites.
Please note: Doors will open 30 minutes before the listed start time for all events.
TAMPA EVENT LOCATION
Improv Theatre, Ybor City, 1600 East 8th Avenue
CHARLOTTE EVENT LOCATION
Discovery Place, 3D Theatre, 301 North Tryon Street
George P. Bush, Partner, Pennyback Capital, LLC (Tampa)
Dr. Ronald Carter, President, Johnson C. Smith University (Charlotte)
MaryEllen Elia, Superintendent, Hillsborough County Public Schools (Tampa)
America Ferrera (Charlotte)
Brian Goff, President, USF System Student Advisory Council (Tampa)
Charles Hauser, Student, Johnson C. Smith University (Charlotte)
Andrew Jenks, Correspondent, MTV’s Power of 12 (Tampa+Charlotte)
Kal Penn, Actor and Former Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement (Charlotte)
Michelle Rhee, Founder and CEO, StudentsFirst (Tampa+Charlotte)
Josh Romney (Tampa)
Aaron Schock, U.S. Representative (IL) (Tampa)
Matt Segal, President and Co-Founder, Ourtime.org (Tampa+Charlotte)
Rod Snyder, President, Young Democrats (Charlotte)
Lisa Stickan, President, Young Republicans (Tampa)
Chelsea Clinton, Correspondent, NBC (Tampa+Charlotte)
Chris Frates, Correspondent, National Journal (Charlotte)
Jim Tankersley, Correspondent, National Journal (Tampa)
Chuck Todd, Chief White House Correspondent, NBC (Tampa + Charlotte)
NOTE TO GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES: In deference to the letter and spirit of applicable ethics regulations, this educational event is not intended for state and local government employees. A description of this event - written for government ethics office review - may be requested by writing firstname.lastname@example.org.
National Journal and The Atlantic will combine their brand strengths at the 2012 conventions for special on-site events in Tampa, Florida, and Charlotte, North Carolina. From breaking news and probing analysis of Washington policy and politics to thoughtful reconnaissance on the big ideas shaping the national conversation, National Journal and The Atlantic will provide a panoramic perspective on the world of American policy and politics during this pivotal election year.
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