Events

Book Release Events

  1. July 15, 2015 New America Foundation in Washington, DC

           Participants:

  • Kevin Carey, Director, Education Policy Program, New America
  • Danielle Douglas-Gabriel, Reporter, The Washington Post
  • William Elliott III, Co-author, Founding Director, Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion (AEDI), and Senior Research Fellow, Asset Building Program, New America
  • Mark Huelsman, Senior Policy Analyst, Demos
  • Justin King, Policy Director, Asset Building Program, New America
  • Melinda Lewis, Co-author and Assistant Director, Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion (AEDI)

          Watch the full event at: "The Real College Debt Crisis"

  1. July 13, 2015 New America in New York City

          Participants:

  • William Elliott III, Co-author, Founding Director, Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion (AEDI), and Senior Research Fellow, Asset Building Program, New America
  • Melinda Lewis, Co-author and Assistant Director, Center on Assets, Education, and Inclusion (AEDI)
  • Meta Brown, Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Anya Kamenetz, Education Reporter, NPR

          Watch the full event at: "Paying the Price Podcast"

New Book Released

Today’s student loan system is in place because of a political compromise, and growing discontent with student debt may signal that this arrangement has run its course. While there are resources and organizations in place to help those struggling with debt, the time has come to consider a new direction for financial aid, William Elliott III and Melinda Lewis argue in “Student Debt: A Reference Handbook.”

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