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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

Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children in Poverty by Half in 10 Years
April 25, 2017 - April 26, 2017
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

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 Atayii


Committee on Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children in Poverty by Half in 10 Years

Keck Center of the National Academies
Room 105
500 Fifth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011

Public Information-Gathering Session

April 25, 2017

1:00 p.m. Welcome and Brief Introductions
Greg Duncan, Committee Chair

1:05 p.m. Remarks on Study Statement of Task from Study Sponsors

Comments from Other Federal Agency and Congressional Representatives

1:35 p.m. Committee Discussion with Sponsors

2:30 p.m. Public Comment and Questions from Audience

3:00 p.m. Concluding Remarks
Greg Duncan, Committee Chair

3:05 p.m. Adjourn

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Greg Duncan
J. Lawrence Aber
Janet Currie (Joined a portion by phone)
Benard Dreyer
Irwin Garfinkel
Hilary Hoynes
Christine James-Brown
Vonnie McLoyd (Joined a portion by phone)
Robert Moffitt (Day 2 only)
Cynthia Osborne
Eldar Shafir
Timothy Smeeding
Don Winstead (Joined a portion by phone)

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
Tuesday, April 25

Closed Session Begin
8:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview of the Meeting
8:45 a.m. Introductions of Committee Members and Staff
9:15 a.m. Overview of the Committee and Consensus Study Process and Guidelines for Conclusions and Recommendations
10:00 a.m. Media/Communications Briefing
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Preliminary Discussion of the Charge to the Committee, Study Timeline, and Topics to Include

Closed Session Paused…

Close Session Resumed…
3:20 p.m. Revisit Study’s Statement of Task
5:00 p.m. Adjourn Meeting for the Day

Wednesday, April 26

8:30 a.m. Methodology
9:45 a.m. BREAK
10:00 a.m. Methodology, continued
11:00 a.m. Bias, Conflict of Interest, and Confidentiality Discussion
12:00 p.m. Working Lunch
1:00 p.m. Discussion of Public Information Gathering Session for Meeting 2
2:15 p.m. Working Group Assignments
3:15 p.m. Review Study Timeline and Work Assignments
3:30 p.m. Adjourn and Safe Travels Home

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Briefing Book

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: May 12, 2017