Food Stamps


     Fixing SNAP: How States Can and Should Stand Up to the Feds

     Mary Mayhew, Commissioner, Maine Department of Health and Human Services



Family Income and the Welfare Effect


​     The Income Effect of Welfare

     Robert Rector, Senior Research Fellow, DeVos Center for Religion and Domestic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation


     Modeling Potential Income and Welfare Assistance Benefits in Illinois: Findings and Recommendations

     Erik Randolph, Senior Fellow, Illinois Policy Institute


Lifting Consent Decrees

   

     Federalism - A National Strategy to Address Class Action Lawsuits

     John Bursch, Partner and Co-Chair Appellate and Supreme Court Practice, Warner, Norcross & Judd


Long Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs)


     LARC Presentation

     Ron Haskins, Co-Director, Center on Children and Families, Brookings Institution


     Improving Family Planning as a Pathway to Decreasing Costs, Increasing Educational Attainment, and Expanding Opportunity in           America

     Mark Edwards, CEO, Upstream



Marijuana 


     Marijuana Health Effects on the Brain and Body

     Dr. Nora Volkow, Director, National Institute on Drug Abuse


     Marijuana Issues

​     Kevin Sabet, Director, Drug Policy Institute and former Senior Advisor, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy

      

​     The Coalition Approach to Reducing Marijuana's Impact

     General Arthur Dean, Chairman and CEO, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, U.S. Army, Retired



Theory of Constraints


     Operational Excellence in Utah Government

     Steve Cuthbert, Deputy Director, Utah Governor's Office of Excellence


Project Hope


     Research in Practice

     Angela Hawken, Professor, Pepperdine University


Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)


     Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

     Bryan Samuels, Executive Director, Chapin Hall, University of Chicago


     Optimizing Service Responsibilities for Youth with Multiple Adverse Experiences

     Katherine Tyson McCrea, Professor, Loyola University


Workforce Panel


     Identity Theft and Public Benefits Fraud

     Jesse Panuccio, Executive Director, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity


     

  

Chicago Meeting June 2015

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