Early Learning & Care as a 2020 Election Priority

Learning begins long before a child enters kindergarten, yet parents hold the primary financial responsibility for care and education until age five. Most families struggle to find and afford high-quality care for their children. Thankfully, voters, candidates, and elected officials have elevated early learning into the political mainstream. Join us for a discussion with political and policy experts on what it will take to harness this bipartisan political power and opportunity.

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Julia Barfield

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Center for Education and Workforce

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Libby Doggett

Libby Doggett Consulting

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Sarah Rittling

First Five Years Fund

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Michael Steel

Hamilton Place Strategies