Redefine the Dream
New Dream's Redefining the Dream program seeks to re-imagine the American dream with a focus on more of what really matters: creating a meaningful life, contributing to community and society, valuing nature, and spending time with family and friends.
Explore our resource pages on: The American Dream, Living the Dream, Rethinking Growth, and A Plenitude Economy. Also, check out our video, "America the Possible," featuring author and environmentalist Gus Speth.
Do Americans work too much? New Dream's infographic series looks at the impacts of overworking.
A New Vision of Economic Growth
We envision an economy that focuses on sustaining communities, family life, and the natural world.
New American Dream Poll 2014
New Dream's 2014 poll sheds light on the American Dream, the sharing economy and more
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