In the News

Nov 13 2017

Unleashing the Most Underutilized Resource in Education: The Learner

Education Reimagined’s Ulcca Joshi Hansen asked a panel of young learners to describe their educational journey. Watch their keynote presentation at iNACOL – International Association for K-12 Online Learning.

Oct 30 2017

Bridging our Divides: A Practical Approach to Intractable Issues

Rob Fersh joined Mark Zitter, Chair of the Zetema Project, at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco for a lively discussion about bridging our divides. Rob discussed the organization’s origins, its impact so far, its “special sauce” for bridging divides, and its vision for a more collaborative, civil and productive society.

Listen to podcast here.

Sep 25 2017

NACS Collaborates on Healthy Options Resources

“WASHINGTON – The Project on Nutrition and Wellness (PNW) released its final report highlighting a broad-scale effort to address the problems of obesity, diabetes and other nutrition-related diseases in the United States. Among the achievements highlighted was its work with NACS.”

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Aug 11 2017

C-SPAN: Ron Pollack and Grace-Marie Turner on Health Care Reform

August 11, 2017

Health care advocates Ron Pollack and Grace-Marie Turner discuss their work as members of the Convergence Center’s Health Reform Roundtable and their bipartisan proposal for health care reform.

Aug 9 2017

Health Experts Push Fix for Insurance Markets Aimed at Both Parties

August 9, 2017
The Washington Post

“WASHINGTON—A bipartisan group of health policy experts offered a proposal Wednesday to stabilize the Affordable Care Act’s fragile insurance markets, a blueprint intended in part to provide cover for lawmakers seeking to work across the aisle.”

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Aug 9 2017

Top Democratic, Republican health experts agree on this plan to fix Obamacare

August 9, 2017
Vox

“A prominent and unlikely group of liberal and conservative health experts have authored an ambitious plan to fix the Affordable Care Act — and they plan to make a hard push for their ideas on Capitol Hill. The plan is notable because it has the support of especially well-connected health advisers on both sides of the aisle.”

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Aug 9 2017

Bipartisan health policy coalition urges Congress to strengthen the ACA

August 9, 2017
The Washington Post

“An unlikely coalition of liberal and conservative health-policy leaders is calling on Congress to strengthen the existing health-care law in a variety of ways to help Americans get and keep insurance. In particular, the group is urging the government to continue paying all the federal subsidies provided under the Affordable Care Act and to help Americans enroll in coverage.”

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