Secretaries' Innovation Group

SNAP Pilot Projects April 2014

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Implementing the SNAP Pilot Projects to Reduce Dependency and Increase Work Levels


Conference April 10, 2014


Co-Sponsored by: 

Secretaries' Innovation Group 

School of Public Policy, University of Maryland


Conference Agenda:


Welcome and Introductions


  • Douglas Besharov, Professor, University of Maryland School of Public Policy; Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

  • Jason Turner, Executive Director, Secretaries' Innovation Group

  • Reggie Bicha, Executive Director, Colorado Department of Human Services; President, APHSA Board of Directors 


The Challenge Before Us


 

Legislative Background


  • Brandon Lipps, Counsel & Senior Professional Staff, U.S. House Committee on Agriculture

  • Lisa Shelton, Minority Professional Staff, U.S. House Committee on Agriculture


SNAP Overview



Possible Approaches to State Demonstrations -- Job Search and Related Work First Strategies



Possible Approaches to State Demonstrations -- Workforce Development Strategies

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Possible Approaches to Program Evaluation



Conclusions and Next Steps


  • Douglas Besharov