Linking TANF Families to Employment and Economic Opportunities Meeting: View Livestream Plenary Sessions, August 14-16, 2017
On August 14-16, 2017, the Office of Family Assistance (OFA) will host the 2017 Linking TANF Families to Employment and Economic Opportunities Meeting, which brings together TANF administrators, stakeholders, and leaders to discuss the current successes and challenges facing TANF programs. For those who are unable to attend, OFA will livestream the meeting’s plenary sessions to ensure that the vital information and promising practices are shared to a wider audience.
Plenaries to be streamed include Reimagining TANF and the Human Services with remarks by Steven Wagner, Assistant Acting Secretary for the Administration for Children and Families, and The American Safety Net – Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, which will feature a panel comprised of Clarence H. Carter, Director of OFA, Robert Doar, Morgridge Fellow in Poverty Studies for the American Enterprise Institute, and Susan Dreyfus, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities.
Mr. Carter will also moderate the Examples of Employment Excellence plenary discussion, which will feature four organizations from across the nation that have successfully increased employment outcomes for various hard-to-employ populations. Finally, the meeting will close with the TANF/WIOA Integration – State and County Innovation in Action plenary, highlighting the efforts of three states (Maryland, Massachusetts, and Missouri) to develop workforce partnerships that help meet the needs of individuals, families, and employers.
Plenary session dates and times are provided on the registration page.
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