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Family Finances

Valuing children, valuing work: A conversation with Colorado’s Governor John Hickenlooper

How can state leaders shift organizational cultures and recruit business to better support families?

Aspen Institute Vice President Anne Mosle will facilitate a conversation with Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Colorado Department of Human Services Executive Director Reggie Bicha about what state leaders can do to ensure the families they serve and employ achieve economic mobility and the cycle of intergenerational poverty is broken. Aspen Institute Executive Vice President Eric Motley will introduce the conversation. This convening is part of Ascend’s Solutions Series, a collection of convenings, briefs, and materials that elevate the top actionable solutions that can move children and their parents toward educational success and economic security. Recommendations will reflect the insights found in an upcoming Ascend report highlighting the top policies and solutions for families in 2018 and beyond.

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Event information
Thu Apr 5, 2018
3:30pm - 5:30pm EDT
The Aspen Institute, Smith Conference Room
2300 N Street NW
Washington, DC