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Why I Took the Red Pill: My Journey to Conservatism with Candace Owens

Please join Center of the American Experiment on Tuesday, May 8th at the Marriott Hotel for a lunch forum with Candace Owens as she discusses her path to conservatism and encourages young people to have their own "red pill" moment. Candace Owens is the Director of Urban Engagement for Turning Point USA. She considers its mission critical to win back Universities, which have become a breeding ground for indoctrination. Owens exploded onto the scene in the summer of 2017, gaining notoriety through her political vlog series. Prior to her entrepreneurial pursuits, Owens worked 4 years at a private equity firm in Manhattan....

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The Future Can’t Wait

Please join Center of the American Experiment for a "must attend" forum on how to solve Minnesota's workforce development crisis. The forum will feature Kyle Hartung of Boston-based Jobs for the Future in a presentation entitled, "The Future Can't Wait: The Imperative of Industry/Education Partnerships to Meet the Needs of the Future Workforce." Kyle will describe the vision behind the dual-training, work-based learning approach to building the talent pipeline, and highlight successful examples around the nation of where these innovative initiatives are actually moving the needle on workforce development. Progress on this front is vital for Minnesota's future. Join us for a powerful presentation about how...

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Who’s the Fairest of Them All? The Truth about Opportunity, Taxes, and Wealth in America

Please join Center of the American Experiment on Wednesday, February 21st at the Hilton Hotel for a lunch forum with Stephen Moore as he discusses the recent tax reform law and what it means for you. During the 2016 Presidential campaign, Moore served as a Senior Economic Adviser to Donald Trump, where he focused on tax reform, regulatory reform and energy policy. In addition to his role at 32 Advisors, Moore is a Heritage Visiting Senior Fellow and a Senior Economic Analyst at CNN. Moore previously wrote on the economy and public policy for The Wall Street Journal, and was a member...

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The Inner-City Fix: How Improving Our Communities Will Cure Racial Polarization

Please join Center of the American Experiment on Tuesday, November 7th at the Hilton Hotel for a lunch forum with Star Parker of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education. This lunch will conclude the Center’s 2017 forum series on why liberal policies are bad for young people. Star Parker is the Founder and President of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE). Prior to Parker’s involvement in public policy, she lived for seven years in the grip of government dependency. Her experiences on welfare led to her to play an active role in the enactment of federal welfare reform...

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The Well-Done Roast of the Well-Seasoned Mitch Pearlstein

  Please join us for a fun evening as our guests take turns jabbing and thanking Mitch Pearlstein, the man who accomplished what clichéd wisdom once thought impossible: founding a conservative think tank in - of all places - Minnesota! Dr. Pearlstein, whose momentous work will continue as Founder and Senior Fellow, led Center of the American Experiment for a quarter century with intellectual rigor, civility and the respect of people across the political spectrum. The evening's proceeds will support Mitch's passion for strengthening education, expanding parental choice, and turning back politically correct meddling on what is taught at schools in Minnesota...

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Fall Briefing Featuring Mark Steyn

Please join us at the Guthrie Theater on Monday, October 2 to hear author and columnist Mark Steyn, one of America's most perceptive pundits, and certainly its funniest. A star in all media, including radio and television, Steyn is the author of, among other books, Lights Out, American Alone, After America, and The [Un]documented Mark Steyn. He both records and writes about popular music, too, as in Broadway Babies Say Goodnight. Steyn's columns have appeared in most of the world's major newspapers. While he is known for his sense of humor, Mark Steyn is one the the world's most outspoken and courageous defenders of Western civilization and...

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CARDIAC ARREST: Five Heart-Stopping Years as a CEO on the Feds’ Hit-List with Howard Root

Lunch Forum  CARDIAC ARREST: Five Heart-Stopping Years as a CEO on the Feds' Hit-List with Howard Root This event has been approved for one (1) standard CLE credit Please join Center of the American Experiment on Friday, May 12th at the Hilton Hotel for a lunch forum with Howard Root, author of Cardiac Arrest: Five Heart Stopping Years as a CEO on the Feds' Hit-List. Howard Root is the recently-retired CEO of Vascular Solutions, Inc., a Minnesota medical device company he founded in in 1977 and led in creating over 100 new medical devices and 650 American jobs. In 2011, the federal government threatened to...

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