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Aspen Forum on Children and Families

January 24, 2017

On January 24-25, Ascend will host its first landmark event of 2017: The Aspen Forum on Children and Families. This convening will bring together policymakers, practitioners, researchers and philanthropists to lift up a set of solid ideas for investing in the economic stability and educational success of children and families. Confirmed speakers include:

Jackie and Mike Bezos, Co-Founders, Bezos Family Foundation
US Senator Susan Collins, Maine
Robert Doar, Morgridge Fellow, American Enterprise Institute
James Heckman, University of Chicago 
US Senator Martin Heinrich, New Mexico
Walter Isaacson, President and CEO, the Aspen Institute
Celinda Lake, President, Lake Research Partners
Brian Nienaber, Vice President, The Tarrance Group
J.B. Pritzker, Chairman, J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Family Foundation
Carla Thompson, Vice President, W.K. Kellogg Foundation