The American Dream Reconsidered Conference


Roosevelt University brings together David Axelrod and Bill Kristol, political analysts from different sides of the political spectrum, for a debate on America’s political future. The panel moves beyond partisan rhetoric to look for common ground and a path forward.

After 18 months of political and health crises, the American Dream Reconsidered Conference refocuses our attention on the future. Experts and activists debate how we can promote social justice in health care, education and culture, and how the American Dream can sustain our hope.


David Axelrod, political consultant and analyst, former senior advisor to President Obama
Bill Kristol, political commentator and editor-at-large of The Bulwark, former chief of staff to Vice President Quayle

The conference is free and open to the public. Register here.

Time and Location

Monday, November 1 at 4:30 p.m. CST
Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

About Roosevelt University

Roosevelt University is a private nonprofit institution founded in 1945 on the principles of social and racial justice. The University continues to champion diversity, inclusion and access through experiential learning that transcends the classroom.

Roosevelt University offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs online and at two campus locations in the Chicago area. Students who attend the University will become socially conscious leaders who thrive in a changing world. Learn more at

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