The ROI That Matters: Investing in Kids and Families to Build a New Economy

One of the most effective ways to break the cycle of poverty is to invest in children and families in the earliest years. How do we apply groundbreaking research on children's and parents’ health and educational attainment to ensure that the next generation is poised to transform and maintain America's role in the world? Nobel Prize winner James Heckman and early childhood entrepreneur Jackie Bezos share perspectives.

Festival: 2017

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

As Latino Americans emerge as the majority minority and the new mainstream, representing 18 percent of the US... See more
Every day, 91 Americans die following an opioid overdose. The misuse of opioids such as prescription pain relievers,... See more
What went right and what went wrong with health care under the Obama Administration? Surely some reasoned, thoughtful... See more
Energetic performance and interactive dialogue were part of this year's Young Adult Forum. The Forum returned for its... See more
More than 2,000 children have been separated from their parents at the Mexico/US border in recent weeks. Housed in tent... See more
It is no secret that leaders, at home and abroad, have a problem with journalists. Rants against news organizations and... See more

Pages