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Common Sense Action's Rhode Island Fiscal Summit featuring Steven Rattner '74

Saturday, February 23, 2013

12 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Alumnae Hall Auditorium

Student-run Common Sense Action is committed to mobilizing youth to solve the nation's fiscal problems. Using Rhode Island's fiscal challenges as a case study, we will explore solutions to the federal deficit and debt crisis.

As seating is limited, registration is required at http://csabrown.eventbrite.com/#

Event Agenda

Noon - Introduction and Keynote Speaker
Christina Paxton, President of Brown, introduces Steven Rattner '74, former Counselor to U.S. Treasury, media contributor, Chairman of Willett Advisors, and Steering Committee member of the Campaign to Fix the Debt

1:00 p.m. - Lunch
Networking lunch and roundtable discussion with faculty and conference participants

2:00 pm  - Panel discussion
Moderated by Ted Nesi, WPRI reporter and blogger on WPRI.com

  • Allan Fung, Mayor of Cranston Rhode Island
  • Robert Weygand, Vice President for Finance and Administration, URI; former U.S. Representative (RI-2) and Lieutenant Governor.
  • Laurie White, President, Greater Providence Chamber of Commerce

3:30 pm - Conclusion
Common Sense Action leads a discussion on your ideas and reflections. What action can we take to ensure politicians emphasize youth issues?

Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions
Common Sense Action
Up to Us/Brown
President's Office
Dean of the College
Undergraduate Council of Students
Brown Democrats
Brown Republicans
Janus Forum
Political Theory Project