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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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GREAT JOBS WITHOUT A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE

CENTER OF THE AMERICAN EXPERIMENT LAUNCHES GREAT JOBS WITHOUT A FOUR-YEAR DEGREE What It Means for Students, Parents and Employers PLEASE JOIN NICHOLAS EBERSTADT Author of the Acclaimed New Book Men Without Work: America’s Invisible Crisis - As He Helps Kick Off American Experiment’s New Multi-Year Project. American colleges and universities are the envy of the world. Still, many young people really don’t want to spend a minimum of four years in one of them, yet mistakenly believe that doing so is their only route to good-paying jobs. Often feeling pressured to enroll despite their doubts, they frequently wind up dropping out, jobless,...

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2017 Annual Dinner Featuring Tom Cotton

Center of the American Experiment and its Board of Directors request the pleasure of your company for dinner with Senator Tom Cotton, to hear the U.S. Senator from Arkansas talk about Washington Under Trump: Update from Inside the Revolution.  Sponsorship Levels Seating assignments based on date of payment Questions? Please contact Samantha Peterson at speterson@americanexperiment.org or (612) 584-4559...

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Disinherited with Diana Furchtgott-Roth

Please join Center of the American Experiment on Wednesday, February 22nd at the Hilton Hotel for a lunch forum with Diana Furchtgott-Roth who will be speaking about her new book Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young. When Wednesday, February 22nd 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Where Hilton Hotel Minneapolis 1001 S. Marquette Ave. Minneapolis, MN 55403 Registration | $30.00 Questions regarding the event or to RSVP, please contact Samantha Peterson at speterson@americanexperiment.org or at 612.584.4559...

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A Community Breakfast In Celebration of National School Choice Week

A Community Breakfast In Celebration of National School Choice Week _____ Sponsored by: Center of the American Experiment & Institute for Justice _____ Featuring: George Parker Senior Fellow at StudentsFirst Institute & former President of the Washington, DC Teachers Union When asked why he is so committed to improving educational options for poor and minority boys and girls, George Parker said: “A quality education was my only exit out of poverty.  It remains the same for the overwhelming majority of poor and low-income children today.  Poor parents and children need more options by which they can achieve a quality education and escape a future of poverty.  Our communities must come together...

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