Legislative Children’s Caucuses: A Road Map and Lessons Learned

11/16/2017
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Legislative Children’s Caucuses: A Road Map and Lessons Learned

Legislative children’s caucuses currently exist in at least seven states, the oldest founded in 1994 and the newest established just this year. This webinar will explore the concept and structure of children’s caucuses among several states, including the expressed interest of legislators and the purpose of these caucuses, ranging from broad education to introducing legislative packages. This webinar highlights the specific structure of a few existing caucuses and provide the opportunity for legislators to ask questions of their peers who are currently promoting such bodies in their own state.

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Moderators

  • Bethany Anderson, NCSL

Speakers

  • Representative Joan Ballweg (R-Wis.)
  • Michelle Jensen, executive director, Wisconsin Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board
  • Linda Newell, former Colorado state senator