Brookings experts analyze reforms that can build the nation’s human capital and provide opportunities for all families and workers, shoring up entrepreneurship and public-private investment, especially in inner cities and core communities. Renewed attention to programs connecting young people to job training and the labor market are key to broad-based American prosperity.
Chinese Premier Zhu Rongji and his wife Madame Lao An pose with Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan (L) prior to a luncheon April 6, in Century City (REUTERS).
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February 10, 2015
On February 10, The Brookings Institution hosted Richard Riordan to discuss his experiences in leadership roles, his new book The Mayor (Post Hill Press) and his wide-ranging interests that include national security issues.
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