The Metropolitan Revolution
JUNE 19, 2013 - 7:00 PM to JUNE 19, 2013 - 8:30 PM ET
Sixth and I Synogogue, Washington, DC
Join Gwen Ifill in a discussion with Brookings Institution experts Bruce Katz and Jennifer Bradley on their newly released book, The Metropolitan Revolution. The book looks at the efforts of diver urban areas to take on big issues Washington won't or can't, from New York City, where efforts are underway to diversify the city’s vast economy; toPortland, which is starting to sell the “sustainability” solutions it has perfected to other cities around the world; to Houston, where a modern settlement house helps immigrants start climbing the employment ladder; to Denver and Los Angeles where leaders are breaking political barriers and building world-class metropolises; to Boston and Detroit,where Innovation Districts will hatch ideas to power these economies for the next century.