Secretaries' Innovation Group

Washington, DC Meeting July 2019

**To view power point presentations and supporting materials, click on underlined title.

The Labor supply in a booming economy 

   ​The Labor Supply In A Booming Economy

     Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair in Political Economy, American Enterprise Institute


Activating marginal non-workers

     Helping People Facing Obstacles to Work Obtain Gainful Employment

     Grant Collins, VP Fedcap; NYC operator of independent medical assessments 

Administration for Children and Families

     An ACF/State Initiative Moving the Disengaged to Work

    Steve Wagner, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children & Families 

     Clarence Carter, Director, Office of Family Assistance


Housing First

     Homelessness & Housing First

     Kevin Corinth, Chief Economist for Domestic Policy, Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), Executive Office of the President

     Solutions for Change: A Transformational Approach to Permanently Solving Family Homelessness

     ​Paul Webster, Vice President, Solutions Enterprises, Solutions for Change

Medical Marijuana

   Cannabis/Cannabinoids: What the Science Tells Us

     Dr. Jack Stein, Chief of Staff, National Institute on Drug Abuse

    ​Lessons Learned from Medical Marijuana Legalization in Other States

     Garth Van Meter, Vice President of Government Affairs, Smart Approaches to Marijuana


The Immigration Crisis at the border and worksite enforcement

   Contemporary U.S. Immigration

     Steve Camarota, Director of Research, Center for Immigration Studies

Families First and Utah Youth Villages

​     Family First Prevention Services De-funding Act

​     Eric Bjorklund, President, Utah Youth Village