Secretaries' Innovation Group

Washington, DC Meeting December 2017

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Life Sequencing for Success

   ​The Success Sequence: How are Education, Work, and Marriage Linked with Millennials’ Financial Well-Being?

     Bradford Wilcox, Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia

Full Work Engagement in TANF​​

     Maine TANF Breaking the Cycle Achieving Targets and Outcomes: First 8 Months

​     Grant Collins, Senior Vice-President, Fedcap


Child Support

   Recent Trends in Child Support Enforcement

     Robert Doar, American Enterprise Institute 


Food Stamp Eligibility, Fraud, and SIG Priorities 

   SIG SNAP Recommendations

     Secretaries' Innovation Group     

Unemployment Insurance Proposal


     SIG: Three Demonstration Options to Modernize UI Policy and Empower States

     Secretaries' Innovation Group

State Job Performance Measurement


     ​Using Outliers as Teachers Comparative Performance Monitoring under WIOA

     Doug Besharov, University of Maryland


     WIA Value-Added Charts
     Randy Eberts, Upjohn Institute


Trump Drug Policy


    The Opioid Epidemic: HHS Response

     Chris Jones, Acting Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary (Science and Data Policy), Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, HHS


     Marijuana: Impacts on the Opioid Crisis and the Workforce

​     Garth VanMeter, Vice-President of Federal Affairs, SAM

Stay at Home and Return to Work


     Stay at Work/Return to Work: Innovative Approaches for Maintaining a Strong State Workforce

     Jennifer Sheehy, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability and Employment Policy, Department of Labor


Operating a Recovery House without Subsidies


     Where Work Works

     Bill McGrahan, Founder, Georgia Works!