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An Ounce of Prevention: How Early Efforts for Education, Health and Safety Make a Critical Difference in the Well-Being of Children

https://www.fcd-us.org/an-ounce-of-prevention-how-early-efforts-for-education-health-and-safety-make-a-critical-difference-in-the-well-being-of-children/

Co-sponsored by Representative Mike Castle (R-DE) and Representative Bobby Scott (D-VA), The New America Foundation and the Foundation for Child Development hosted An Ounce of Prevention: How Early Efforts for Education, Health and Safety Make a Critical Difference in the Well-Being of Children, on Tuesday, September 9, 2008, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., at the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2168, Capitol Hill.

Using the 2008 Foundation for Child Development Child Well-Being Index (CWI), the forum focused on current trends affecting the status of children and preventative strategies for enhancing child well-being.

Speakers include:

  • The Honorable Bobby Scott (D-VA), U.S. House of Representatives
  • The Honorable Mike Castle (R-DE), U.S. House of Representatives
  • Jessica Black, Executive Director, Campaign to End Obesity
  • David Kass, President, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids
  • Sara Mead, Interim Director, Education Policy Program, New America Foundation
  • David Gray, Director, Workforce and Family Program, New America Foundation

Read a summary of the events happenings

Watch the video