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CAP Experts Available to Preview State of the Union Address and how Communities of Color will be affected

Written by Featured Organization on 24 January 2012.

Washington, D.C. — Over the weekend, the Obama campaign previewed Tuesday’s State of the Union address as an opportunity for the president to lay out a blueprint to “build an economy that works for everyone, not just a wealthy few.

In his address, the president is expected to expand upon the remarks he delivered in Kansas last month about rebuilding an America where everybody gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everybody plays by the same set of rules. CAP experts will be available to preview the President’s speech and explain how it will help strengthen communities of color.
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In anticipation of tonight’s State of the Union address, the following experts from the Center for American Progress are available for comment:

 

Over the weekend, the Obama campaign previewed Tuesday’s State of the Union address as an opportunity for the president to lay out a blueprint to “build an economy that works for everyone, not just a wealthy few.” In his address, the president is expected to expand upon the remarks he delivered in Kansas last month about rebuilding an America where everybody gets a fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everybody plays by the same set of rules. CAP experts will be available to preview the President’s speech and explain how it will help strengthen communities of color.

RELATED RESOURCES FROM THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS:

Economic inequality:

Why the middle class matters:

To speak with an expert, contact Laura Pereyra at lpereyra@americanprogress.org or 202.203.8689.

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The Center for American Progress is a nonpartisan research and educational institute dedicated to promoting a strong, just and free America that ensures opportunity for all. We believe that Americans are bound together by a common commitment to these values and we aspire to ensure that our national policies reflect these values. We work to find progressive and pragmatic solutions to significant domestic and international problems and develop policy proposals that foster a government that is "of the people, by the people, and for the people."

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