We face strong headwinds from those who seek to undermine liberal democracies, as well as those who are apathetic or don’t know any better.
The reassuring voice of business will be critical before and after Election Day.
Millions of children are stuck at home because of the coronavirus pandemic, relying on their parents to function as part-time teachers in support of virtual classroom instruction.
On November 7, 2019, Monticello’s Thomas Jefferson joined the Chamber Foundation for a forum to discuss the state of civic knowledge, civic engagement, and civil discourse in America. This is an excerpt from his remarks to the audience.
I always thought of myself one of the lucky ones. Luck, it seemed, was the sole determinant for who made it out of my neighborhood. Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1980s, it seemed that violence and poverty were all around me; but still, I got out – one of the lucky ones.
The growing number of young people who do not have access to modern learning opportunites continues to grow and greatly affect our local communities.
You have heard the statistics and know the challenges.