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Washington, D.C. (March 15, 2017) – Save the Children Trustee Jennifer Garner is scheduled to testify on Thursday during the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee hearing titled “Investing in the Future – Early Childhood Education Programs at the Department of Health and Human Services.”
During her testimony, Garner will discuss the positive impact home-visiting and early learning programs, such as Head Start, Early Head Start, the Child Care and Development Block Grant, and Preschool Development Grants, have on kids from birth to age 5.
Event details below:
What: Labor-HHS Appropriations Subcommittee Hearing on “Investing in the Future – Early Childhood Education Programs at the Department of Health and Human Services”
When: Thursday, March 16th, 10 a.m. – Noon ET
Who: Witnesses include:
- Jennifer Garner, Actor and Save the Children Trustee
- Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Professor of Child Development and Education, Columbia University
- Steven Dow, Executive Director, Community Action Project of Tulsa
- Don Millican, Spokesman, George Kaiser Family Foundation
Where: 2358-C Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
Note: This event will also be livestreamed.
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