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Strengthening of America

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Strengthening of America -- Our Children's Future describes itself as a "bipartisan group of former senators and representatives to come together for four forums to raise public consciousness of the country's growing and unsustainable debt."[1]. The effort was convened by former U.S. Senators Sam Nunn (D-GA), Pete Domenici (R-NM), Warren Rudman (R-NH), and Evan Bayh (D-IN).[1]

The project was launched by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington DC think tank.[2]

Project Partners

Strengthening of America lists the following organizations as partners in its efforts:[1]

Ties to the Peter G. Peterson Foundation

According to the group's website, Strengthening of America works closely and coordinates with the Campaign to Fix the Debt, the Comeback America Initiative, and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.[1] It lists support from the Concord Coalition, a group co-founded and heavily funded by Peter Peterson.[1]

William H. Gray, Sam Nunn, Warren Rudman, Jim Nussle and Nancy Kassebaum all have known ties to Peter Peterson.[3]

Fix the Debt

Strengthening of America is a partner in the Fix the Debt Campaign.[4]

Activities

The group hosted four forums on topics related to the national debt:

Leadership

Founders[1]'

Steering Committee[1]

Contact Details

Contact: H. Andrew Schwartz: aschwartz AT csis.org

Phone: (202) 775-3242

Resources & articles

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 "Strengthening of America-Our Children's Future", Center for Strategic and International Studies, Accessed January 16, 2013.
  2. "About Us", Center for Strategic and International Studies, Accessed January 17, 2013.
  3. "Peter G Peterson Interlocks: People in Common Orgs" LittleSis, Accessed January 17, 2012.
  4. "Partners", Fix the Debt, Accessed January 25, 2013.
  5. Robert Rubin and James A. Baker, III on the Economic and Foreign Policy Implications of America's Debt", Center for Strategic and International Studies, Accessed January 16, 2013.
  6. "Gates, Mullen, Simpson, Bowles, Bell, Bixby, Rivlin and Domenici on Nat Sec and US Debt", Center for Strategic and International Studies, Accessed January 16, 2013.
  7. "Summers and Feldstein, Business Leaders discuss Pro-Growth Tax Reform at Carnegie Corporation of New York", Center for Strategic and International Studies, Accessed January 16, 2013.
  8. "The Imperative of Entitlement Reform and Health Care Cost Control", Center for Strategic and International Studies, Accessed January 16, 2013.
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