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Project Title: Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children in Poverty by Half in 10 Years

PIN: DBASSE-BCYF-16-05         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Committee on National Statistics

Le Menestrel, Suzanne

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Education

Reducing Child Poverty: 2nd Information-Gathering Session
September 21, 2017 - September 21, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Pamella Atayi
Phone: 202-334-1996


The Committee on Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children Living in Poverty by Half in 10 Years will hold a second public information-gathering session on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at the National Academy of Sciences Building, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC.

During this half day meeting, the committee will have the opportunity to hear from invited speakers who will discuss community-based approaches to reducing child poverty as well as contextual issues that have an impact on poverty reduction strategies. Members of the public will also have an opportunity to ask questions or provide comments to the speakers and committee as time permits.


1:00 – 1:05 pm Welcome and Goals
Greg Duncan, Committee Chair, Distinguished Professor, University of California, Irvine

1:05 – 2:50 pm PANEL 1: Holistic Approaches to Poverty Reduction
Moderator: Christine James-Brown, Committee Member, Child Welfare League of America

2:50 – 3:00 pm BREAK

3:00 – 4:35 pm PANEL 2: Contextual Issues for Understanding Child Poverty Reduction Strategies
Moderator: Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, Committee Member, Brandeis University

4:35 – 4:55 pm Open Discussion Period

4:55 – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Greg Duncan