Askwith Forum | Leveling the Playing Field for Children (w/ Gov. Deval Patrick)



The Children’s Defense Fund has long espoused the philosophy that “children do not come in pieces” rather children need comprehensive, integrated supports and services from birth through adulthood. How does America achieve such given the existing fragmented education and health and human services systems? This forum focuses on forward-looking pieces in the book, Improving the Odds for America’s Children: Future Directions and Policy and Practice, which diagnose current obstacles to progress and suggest key ideas for the next 40 years of child and family policy.

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