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Breaking Promises: The Young’s Declining Share of the Economic Pie

Wednesday, March 9, 2016 • 5:30pm–7:00pm Add to Calendar


International House, Chevron Auditorium


5:30 p.m.  Reception w/ light refreshments
6:00 p.m.  Lecture and Q&A

Do we need to make major changes so that millennials can enjoy the same economic opportunities as previous generations?  How can our young citizens be more engaged in the political process that will shape their future?  Join Geoffrey Canada and Stanley Druckenmiller for a conversation on how current government policies and practices stack up for younger generations.

This lecture is free and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.

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Geoffrey Canada is President and Founder of the Harlem Children’s Zone® (HCZ).  Having worked with HCZ for more than 30 years, Mr. Canada is renowned around the world for his pioneering work helping children and families in Harlem.  He is a passionate advocate for education reform.  In 2011, TIME named Mr. Canada one of the 100 most influential people in the world.  In March 2014, Fortune named him one of the 50 greatest leaders in the world. 


Stanley Druckenmiller is Chairman of the Board of the Harlem Children’s Zone and a member of the Board of the Environmental Defense Fund.  He is Chairman and CEO of Duquesne Family Office LLC.  In 1981, Mr. Druckenmiller founded the highly successful hedge fund, Duquesne Capital Management, which he ran until he closed the firm in 2010.  From 1989 to 2000, he served as Chief Investment Officer at Soros Fund Management where he had overall responsibility for funds totaling as much as $22 billion.