Detailed Agenda  |  Thursday, May 29

View other days:  Wednesday, May 28  |  Friday, May 30

Session Track Key
green icon Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
light blue icon Education, Training, and Success in the Labor Market
yellow icon Child and Youth Well-Being
orange icon Fatherhood, Relationships, and Strengthening Families
purple icon Evaluating Social Programs: Building and Using Evidence
blue icon Approaches to Alleviate Poverty and Strengthen the Safety Net

Live — Session available via Live Stream

Thursday, May 29 – 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
7:30 a.m.– 5:15 p.m. Registration and Information Desk Open
8:30 – 8:45 a.m.

Opening Remarks

8:45 – 10:00 a.m. Plenary Session
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Exploring Fatherhood and the Transition to Adulthood for Low-Income Men and Youth  Live

10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 – 11:30 a.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions
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New Approaches to Subsidized Employment

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Understanding Services and Opportunities for Disconnected and At-Risk Youth

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Ensuring Self-Sufficiency Impact Studies are Focused on the Population of Policy Interest

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Evaluating an Earned Income Tax Credit for Single Adults  Live

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Using Rigorous Methods to Study Housing Stability and Family Homelessness

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch On Your Own
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Munch and Mingle Lunch Gathering
1:00 – 2:15 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions
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Issues in County, State, and Tribal TANF Programs

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Career Pathways: Target Population Characteristics and Outcomes

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Addressing Disparities Faced By Young Men of Color: The New York City Young Men's Initiative

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Rapid Cycle Evaluation: Helping State and Local Policy Makers Make Good Decisions  Live

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Research on LGBT Populations and Human Services: Recent Findings and Future Directions

2:15 p.m.


2:30 – 3:45 p.m.

Facilitated Roundtable Discussions

Asset Building in Native Communities

Using Tools from Implementation Science to Increase the Rigor of Large Scale Implementation Studies

Network Analysis: The Impact of Participant Social Capital on Job Training Program Success

Behavioral Diagnosis and Design from the Behavioral Interventions to Advance Self-Sufficiency Project

Integrating Health and Human Services: New Findings about Overlapping Eligibility Under the Affordable Care Act

OPRE’s Family Self-Sufficiency and Stability Research Consortium: An AWESOME Initiative

Trial and Error in Public Policy: Lessons from Business on Rapid, Iterative Experimentation

  • Jim Manzi (Manhattan Institute for Policy Research)

TANF and SSI: Small Overlaps, Promising Pilots

Promoting Financial Capability

Understanding Men and Boys as Victims of Trauma

Poverty Measurement for the 21st Century

TANF and Family Homelessness: Understanding and Informing State Approaches to Housing, Supportive Services, and Innovative Practice

Families Under Stress: Responding to the Needs of Military and Veteran Families with Young Children

Best Practices in Research Dissemination and Communication

The Intersections of Research and Practice for Supporting Youth Development

SNAP Employment and Training Pilots

3:45 p.m. Break
4:00 – 5:15 p.m. Plenary Session
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Examining New Initiatives to Promote Skill-Building among Low-Income Individuals  Live


View other days:  Wednesday, May 28  |  Friday, May 30

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