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Agenda: Children & Families Summit

8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks
James Steyer, Co-Founder & Board Chairman, Next Generation

8:45 a.m.

Overview: Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

9:00 a.m. Safety Nets, Reducing Poverty, Increasing Economic Mobility

Maurice Lim Miller, Founder and CEO, Family Independence Initiative and MacArthur “genius” award winner

Ron Haskins, Co-Director, Center on Children and Families and Budgeting, Brookings Institution

Dr. Irwin Redlener, President and Co-Founder, Children’s Health Fund

Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Moderated by Mary Jordan, Editor, Washington Post Live

10:00 a.m. Q & A: Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education

Interviewed by Mary Jordan

10:35 a.m. Q & A: Bob Casey, Senator, [D – PA]

Interviewed by Karen Tumulty

11:00 a.m. Partners for Prosperity

John Engler, President, Business Roundtable and former Michigan governor

Bruce Lesley, President, First Focus

Moderated by Eugene Robinson, Columnist, The Washington Post

11:50pm Challenges and Opportunities of a Hyper-Connected Generation

Debra Tica Sanchez, Senior Vice President for Education and Children’s Content, Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Amanda Lenhart, Senior Researcher, Director of Teens and Technology, Pew Research Center

Priya Anand, Editor-in-Chief, George Washington University Student Newspaper

Moderated by Ruth Marcus, Columnist, The Washington Post

1:00 p.m. Parenting Today – How do we help them?

Dana Points, Editor-in-Chief, Parents Magazine

Carlos Duran, Founder, Hombres de Palabra

Carolyn Hax, Columnist, The Washington Post


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