First Annual California “Ideas in Action” Policy Conference

February 28, 2019
1020 11th Street, Sacramento, CA, USA
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How Free Market Ideas Can Build New, Diverse Coalitions

Many have written the obituary for free-market ideas following 2018’s blue wave in California. To the contrary, there are many free-market ideas that have wide, bipartisan appeal and can serve as the foundation for new, diverse coalitions.

PRI’s first annual California “Ideas in Action” Policy Conference will explore how free-market ideas for the state’s most pressing challenges can make a real difference in improving people’s lives and achieve more political balance in California.

Come hear policy experts and real life changemakers at informative panel discussions on:

  • California’s Health Care Challenges
  • How Charter Schools Help Parents and Students Choose Diversity
  • Legislating Energy Poverty
  • How Private Charities and Non-Profits Are Lifting People Out of Poverty


Featured Speakers:

Dan Walters, Political Columnist, CALMatters
Sally C. Pipes, PRI President, CEO, and Thomas W. Smith Fellow in Health Care Policy
Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI Senior Fellow in Business and Economics
Hon. Daniel Kolkey, Chair of PRI’s California Reform Committee
Henry I. Miller, MS, MD, PRI Senior Fellow in Health Studies
Bill Lucia, President and CEO, EdVoice
Nick Loris, Herbert and Joyce Morgan Fellow in Energy and Environmental Policy, Heritage Foundation
Kerry Jackson, Fellow, PRI’s Center for California Reform
Lance Izumi, Senior Fellow in Education Studies and Senior Director of PRI’s Center of Education

*Wednesday evening welcome reception to be held at Esquire Grill, 1213 K Street, Sacramento

For more information about sponsorship opportunities for this conference, please contact Laura Dannerbeck, Events Consultant, at [email protected] or (415) 250-9206.

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