Conference Call with Congressman Derek Kilmer

On Monday, November 12, Business Forward welcomed Congressman Derek Kilmer (WA-6), Policy Vice-Chair of the New Democrat Coalition, for a conference call on what the election results might mean for the new Congress. Congressman Kilmer discussed the moderate path forward on health care, international trade, government reform, education, and other issues.  

Conference Call with Dr. Marc Busch

On Tuesday, October 30, Business Forward welcomed Dr. Marc Busch, Karl F. Landegger Professor of International Business Diplomacy at Georgetown University, for a conference call on international trade. He is also a co-host of the bi-weekly podcast "TradeCraft." Dr. Busch discussed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, steel tariffs, and other current trade issues.  

Webinar: Arielle Kane on the State of Health Care Access in America

Arielle Kane Health Care Update from businessforward On Wednesday, October 24 Business Forward welcomed Arielle Kane, Director of Health Care at the Progressive Policy Institute, for a discussion on the current state of health care access in America. Kane discussed how improvements to the ACA are more beneficial than repealing the law and moving to a single-payer system.

Webinar: Defending America’s Courts

On Thursday, October 11, Business Forward welcomed Tara Leigh Grove, Professor of Law at William and Mary Law School, and Sarah Turberville, Director of the Constitution Project at the Project on Government Oversight, for a discussion on America's court system. Grove and Turberville discussed the importance of an independent court system that operates without political interference and how America's economy and standing in the world could be affected if our courts are compromised.

Call: Alex Tindal Wiesendanger

 Webinar: New York Renews from businessforward On Thursday, October 4, Business Forward welcomed Alex Tindal Wiesendanger, Campaign Manager at New York Renews, and Lew Daly, Senior Policy Analyst at Demos for an update on New York's current clean energy goals and policies and what changes in Albany could mean for the Climate and Community Protection Act. This legislation, passed by the Assembly each of the last three years but blocked in the Senate, would substantially increase clean...

Webinar: Recognizing and Responding to Discrimination in the Workplace

Today’s workplace thrives on innovation, empowerment, and an open dialogue. But what happens when social discord and discussion seeps into the workplace, bringing with it polarizing views and sometimes intolerance and discrimination? On September 20, 2018, Dariely Rodriguez and Arusha Gordon of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law joined Business Forward to discuss how to recognize and respond to discrimination in the workplace.   Dariely Rodriguez and Arusha...

Webinar: Carrie Irvin on How Business Leaders Can Help Fix Schools

On Thursday, September 6, Business Forward welcomed Carrie Irvin, CEO and Co-Founder of Charter Board Partners for a webinar to discuss the importance of quality schools, including charter schools, and how to create a cohesive school board that allows local businesses to be involved. Listen now or subscribe for...

Call: Ami Bera, M.D. on the State of Affordable Health Care

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. joined Business Forward to discuss his work to protect and improve the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Congressman Bera is a physician with more than 20 years of experience in health care. Rep. Bera has long worked with both sides of the aisle to improve health care and cut costs for consumers. Listen now or subscribe for later