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

Substance Abuse

   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


Enforcing the Legal Responsibilities of Sponsors of Aliens; and E-Verify

   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