White House forum: ’50 Years Forward: Building Ladders of Opportunity’

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The White House is hosting a forum called “50 Years Forward: Building Ladders of Opportunity” in anticipation of the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

Discussions included a conversation with Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett and theGrio’s Managing Editor Joy-Ann Reid.

There will also be discussions with Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary Shaun Donovan and a town hall Q&A with President Obama’s chief economic advisor Gene Sperling and domestic policy advisor Cecilia Munoz.

Topics of conversation will cover how far we’ve come as a nation and a look forward at how we  can build on the progress made thus far.

Follow the discussions live on Twitter using #MOW50 and following @theGrio.