As the Iran nuclear negotiations approach the endgame, Iran has backpedaled away from previous concessions and dug in its heels on critical aspects of the proposed agreement, including inspection arrangements, the pace and scope of sanctions relief and accounting for past nuclear activities. The trajectory of the negotiations, which are likely to drag on past the June 30th deadline, have alarmed U.S. allies, members of Congress on both sides of the aisle, and even former members of the Obama Administration engaged in the issue. Join us as a panel of experts addresses the strategic, arms control and regional implications of the proposed agreement.
Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla has announced that the commonwealth’s $72 billion debt “is not payable.” Puerto Rico’s debt crisis has been brought on by persistent deficits and two decades of low growth. The Puerto Rican economy is in depression. In a report commissioned by the government of Puerto Rico, distinguished economist Anne Krueger and her co-authors bluntly reported on the sorry state of economic policy in Puerto Rico. What can the Puerto Rican government do to restore incentives, opportunity, and growth? What can Congress do to enhance economic freedom and support the commonwealth’s reforms?
A prevailing myth asserts that there is no American conservative tradition. In truth, conservatism in America, as one early-twentieth-century politician said, is “as old as the Republic itself.” But what are its foundational principles, and how did they form the modern conservative movement?
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at The Hyatt Regency Bellevue
This year’s Resource Bank Meeting took place at The Hyatt Regency Bellevue, from Wednesday, May 6 to Friday, May 8. The Resource Bank Meetings are an opportunity to learn about the latest victories and reforms underway in labor, tax, education and welfare policy, and to develop strategies to move forward on health care, telecom, and environmental policy. Guests at this year’s conference were also able to learn from the best practitioners in fundraising, social media, and marketing. The event featured over 70 well known speakers, such as Steve Forbes, Victor Davis Hanson, Governor Paul LePage and many more. If you weren’t able to make it this year, we hope that you will be able to join us next year as we continue to gather with some of the best minds in the conservative movement.
at Chattanooga Golf & Country Club
On Tuesday, April 28, The Heritage Foundation hosted a luncheon with Heritage president, Jim DeMint at the Chattanooga Golf & Country Club. Senator DeMint spoke about how Heritage is leveraging its research, communications, and advocacy to keep Americans informed about the fight for freedom and to keep leaders in Congress honest. Guests also learned about the vital role Heritage and its members are playing in reclaiming America from Washington special interests.
at The Grand Del Mar
This year’s Annual Leadership Conference took place at The Grand Del Mar in San Diego, from Thursday, April 9 to Saturday, April 11. The Annual Leadership Conference is a gathering of select Heritage supporters that have the opportunity to meet with our Trustees, Heritage experts, and special guest speakers. Guests at this year’s conference got to hear from top conservative movement speakers like Carly Fiorina, former Governor Rick Perry, Congressman Ron DeSantis, Governor Sam Brownback, and Glenn Beck. Attendees were also given details regarding Heritage’s new major campaign to “Reclaim America” and how Heritage’s research, communication, and advocacy will give Republications a real shot at success in the coming years.
at Naples Yacht Club
On Thursday, March 19, The Heritage Foundation and Heritage Action for America hosted a luncheon featuring Chief Operating Officer of Heritage Action for America Tim Chapman and Grassroots Director of Heritage Action for America Jessica Anderson in Naples. The event focused on the third component of Heritage’s “1-2-3 punch,” giving guests an in-depth view on how advocacy contributes to changing the culture in Washington DC.
at Hilton at San Diego/Del Mar
On Tuesday, March 3, The Heritage Foundation hosted a luncheon featuring Stephen Moore, Chief Economist, The Heritage Foundation. Stephen spoke on the topic of prosperity and capitalism, and how conservative policies lead to economic growth.
at The Westin South Coast Plaza
On Monday, March 2, The Heritage Foundation hosted a luncheon featuring Stephen Moore, Chief Economist, The Heritage Foundation. Stephen spoke on the topic of prosperity and capitalism, and how conservative policies lead to economic growth.
at Mountain Oyster Club
On Thursday, February 26, Count Ferdinand von Galen hosted a luncheon featuring Mike Gonzalez, Senior Fellow, The Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies, The Heritage Foundation. The event was held in Tucson, Arizona and boasted over 100 attendees. Mike’s speech was entitled “E Pluribus Unum: Immigrants Seek a Share of the American Dream, Not a Share of the Spoils,” and he spoke on the role that Hispanic Americans play in conservative American politics.
at Bonita Bay Club
On Monday, January 19, The Heritage Foundation and Heritage Action for America hosted a luncheon featuring Heritage President Jim DeMint and Group Vice President of Strategic Communications Geoffrey Lysaught in Bonita Springs. The event focused on “Reaching Americans with the Conservative Message,” and was a part of a luncheon series hosted by The Associates Club of Southwest Florida. Join us for the next luncheon in Naples, Florida!
at Reserve Officers Association
Thank you for joining us for The Heritage Foundation’s 2014 Antipoverty Forum!
Each year, the Antipoverty Forum gathers researchers, policy leaders, expert practitioners, and communicators seeking to help more Americans overcome poverty and social breakdown through effective principles in action.
The 2014 Antipoverty Forum was held on Thursday, November 20 in Washington, D.C. at the historic Reserve Officers Association. This year’s forum included the announcement of the 2014 national winner of WORLD News Group’s “Hope Award for Effective Compassion.”
at Lafayette Club
On Wednesday, September 24th, The Heritage Foundation hosted a Reception and Dinner featuring Heritage President Jim DeMint at the Lafayette Club in Minnetonka Beach, Minnesota.