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9th Annual Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture on Early Childhood Education & Advocacy with Richard V. Reeves

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Maryland Family Network welcomes Richard V. Reeves as the 2018 Sandra J. Skolnik Lecturer on Early Childhood Education & Advocacy. A senior fellow in Economic Studies and co-director of the Center on Children and Families, his research focuses on social mobility, inequality, and family change. Prior to joining Brookings in 2013, he was director of strategy to the UK’s Deputy Prime Minister.

Richard’s publications for Brookings include his latest book Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do about It (2017), Time for justice: Tackling race inequalities in health and housing (2017), Ulysses goes to Washington: Political myopia and policy commitment devices (2015), Saving Horatio Alger: Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream (2014), Character and Opportunity (2014), and The Parenting Gap (2014). He is also a contributor to The Atlantic, National Affairs, Democracy Journal, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times. Richard is also the author of John Stuart Mill – Victorian Firebrand, an intellectual biography of the British liberal philosopher and politician.

In September 2017, Politico magazine named Richard one of the top 50 thinkers in the U.S. for his work on class and inequality. He is a member of the Government of Canada’s Ministerial Advisory Committee on Poverty, and also teaches at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.

This event is free and open to the public. Attendees are eligible for 1.5 Continued Training hours. Seating is limited so advance registration is required by September 28. Special thank you to The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public HealthThe Sandra J. Skolnik Lecture is made possible by generous support from: PNC Bank, Legg Mason, M&T Bank, and Child Care Foundation, Inc.