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Clinton Speaks at Slate 60 Event

LITTLE ROCK, AR - Former President Clinton says it is important for philanthropists to think about how government can help address society's problems and discover more ways to raise money for various causes.

Speaking at the Slate 60 Conference on Innovative Philanthropy at the Clinton Presidential Center, the ex-president said yesterday that children should be encouraged to begin thinking about the responsibilities of citizenship.

The Slate 60 Conference focuses on philanthropy in education, the environment, future generations, health care, international affairs and rural areas.

Clinton also said rural areas have been neglected by both public policy and private grants.

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