​​​​​Food Stamps and TANF


     Human Resources Subcommittee, House Committee on Ways and Means 


​     State status on ABAWD Waivers



​     ABAWD Elimination Fact Sheet for Indiana


     Brief summary of Speaker Ryan's plan to help reduce poverty

                           

Kansas Ho!​


​     Information on Kansas welfare policy reform and the HOPE Act


     Statistics on the new Kansas welfare reform policies


Performance Management


​     America Works

     Carlyle Van Outten, Director, America Works of Wisconsin


How to Influence the Culture We Live In


     Building Capacity in Organizations & Communities 

     Christopher Brown, President, National Fatherhood Initiative​


​     An overview of the National Fatherhood Institute 


      Mass Media Campaigns to Reach Low-Income Fathers

​      Maggie Spain, Vice President, The Bawmann Group 


     Maggie Spain, overview of various media campaigns in regards to trying to reach out to low income fathers


Marijuana​


​     Smart Approaches to Marijuana (SAM)


     What Can We Do in Our Own States

​     Sue Rusche, President, National Families in Action


​     Statistics from post-legalization in Colorado


     Sheet of various facts regarding marijuana 


Using Participant Journaling to Re-direct and Improve Personal Outcomes


​     George Braucht, Enhanced Supervision Program Coordinator, Georgia Department of Community Supervision (Retired)


Biometric Positive Identification​


     Biometrics and Positive Identification

     Teresa Wu, Director of Strategic Marketing and Government Relations, MorphoTrak


     Tracking of Time Services (TOTS)

     Guy Sylvester, Executive Director of Program Integrity and Improvement, Louisiana Department of Human Services


       Program Examples of the use of Biometrics

    Cayen Systems, list of various applications and solutions for Biometrics


Update on LARCs


     Upstream USA

     ​Mark Edwards, Co-Founder, Upstream USA


Improving Data Integrity


     Unemployment Insurance Integrity Center

     Randy Gillespie, Project Director, UI Integrity Project, National Association of State Workforce Agencies


     Alabama Work Number

     Brandon Hardin, Food Assistance Director, Alabama Department of Human Resources


Monthly Reporting​


     IDES UI Integrity Report

     Jeff Mays, Director, Illinois Department of Employment Security

     Marco Morales, Benefit Payment Control Manager, Illinois Department of Employment Security

















Atlanta Meeting June 2016

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Secretaries' Innovation Group