On Tuesday night at the Bipartisan Policy Center, we continued spreading our message with Common Sense Action at "Pizza & Policy"! The interest and tenacity of the younger generation was truly inspiring.
We discussed higher education and cost of college with over one hundred attendees and an intergenerational panel of speakers from Redeeming America's Promise (RAP) and Common Sense Action. The crowd asked about solutions to the burden of student loan debt and the ever-increasing costs of college. Speakers included Michigan Governor Jim Blanchard, RAP President and Former Senior Policy Advisor to Vice President Al Gore Morley Winograd. Panelists included CEO of Common Sense Action Sam Gilman, Founder of All Education Matters INC. Cryn Johansson, and Director of Policy at Common Sense Action Ryan Roberts.
Common Sense Action (CSA) is a grassroots organization that expands opportunity for Millennials by bringing the next generation to the policymaking table and building a movement of Millennial voters committed to advancing generational fairness, investing in Millennial mobility, and repairing politics. Redeeming America’s Promise (RAP) is a non-profit organization established to educate parents, students, the higher education community, policy makers and taxpayers about efforts needed to fundamentally reform our nation’s system for financing higher education.