Final Proclamation From Joy
PROCLAMATION FOR INSTALLATION OF
ROBERT E. RUBIN
INTO THEHALL OF ACHIEVEMENT
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF HOUSING AND CITIES
WHEREAS, the National Academy was founded in 1969 to recognize innovation and achievement in the field of housing and urban development; and
WHEREAS, the highest award is given only rarely, viz., the Hall of Achievement;
WHEREAS, according to the Chicago Tribune, “Even ...
How to Raise Trillions for Green Investments
By HENRY M. PAULSON Jr.SEPT. 20, 2016, The New York Times
SAVING our planet from the worst effects of climate change won’t be cheap. A new report from the United Nations says that the world will need to mobilize $90 trillion in public and private capital over the next 15 years.
As a point of comparison, global gross domestic product in 2015 was $73 trillion. But there is no question that t...
National Academy Luncheon, Tuesday, October 11, 2016
National Academy Luncheon, Tuesday, October 11, 2016: FEATURING STUART EIZENSTAT AND DWIGHT INK, EXPERTS ON THE PRESIDENTIAL TRANSITION PROCESS, WITH INPUT BY CURRENT TRANSITION PROFESSIONALS AND HENRY HENSLEY, HUD TRANSITION OFFICER FOR 2016-17
Dear Academy Fellows and Friends:
WHEN: Tuesday, October 11. Mingling time will start at noon with program beginning at 12:15 p.m.
The Smart Way to Help Ex-Convicts, and Society
By ROBERT E. RUBIN
JUNE 3, 2016, NYT
I RECENTLY gave a talk at the state prison in San Quentin, Calif. At the event, a former inmate said, “I don’t understand why over the 18-year period of my incarceration, over $900,000 was paid to keep me in prison. But when I was paroled, I was given $200 and told ‘good luck.’”
He’s right. For our economy to succeed, we need to equip every...