Thursday, May 3, 2018, 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. EDT
Breakfast and registration at 8:00 a.m.
Networking lunch at 12:45 p.m.

THEARC Theater
Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus

1901 Mississippi Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20020

Please join the US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty as we share findings and recommendations, lift up community voices, and discuss how we move ideas to action to dramatically increase mobility from poverty.

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and staffed and supported by the Urban Institute, the Partnership was tasked with answering one big, bold question: What Would It Take to Dramatically Increase Mobility from Poverty? Now, at the end of two years of learning with diverse communities around the country, the Partnership is putting forward powerful, actionable ideas.

Registration is required to attend this event.

The agenda will include:

A Call for Unity: The Partnership’s Definition of Mobility

  • Arthur C. Brooks*, President, American Enterprise Institute
  • john a. powell*, Director, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

Interlocking Strategies: Narrative, Jobs, Place, People, and Data

  • Elisabeth Babcock*, President and CEO, Economic Mobility Pathways
  • David T. Ellwood*, Chair, US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty; Isabelle and Scott Black Professor of Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Anthony B. Iton*, Senior Vice President for Healthy Communities, The California Endowment
  • Lawrence Katz*, Elisabeth Allison Professor of Economics, Harvard University
  • Ai-jen Poo*, Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Codirector, Caring Across Generations

Leveraging Big Data to Support Community Efforts

  • Raj Chetty*, Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Moving Ideas into Action–A Conversation with:

  • Joshua Bolten*, President and CEO, Business Roundtable
  • Sue Desmond-Hellmann, CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Wes Moore, CEO, Robin Hood
  • Nisha G. Patel, Executive Director, US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty
  • Peter Scher, Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Region and Global Head of Corporate Responsibility, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

More speakers to be announced soon.

*Members of the US Partnership on Mobility from Poverty

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