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The State of Maryland's Kids & Working Families

05/29/2014

Please join us for a unique opportunity to learn about issues threatening the economic security of hardworking Marylanders who struggle to balance the demands of work with the needs of their families.
 
May 29th 
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Annie E. Casey Foundation
503 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
 
The nearest parking garage is located at 15 W. Franklin Street
 
Lunch will be provided, but space is limited. RSVPs are required.
 
 
In preparation for this summer's White House Summit on Working Families, advocates are holding local forums around the country to identify initiatives that will benefit our nation's working families, businesses and economy. On May 29, Marylanders will have the opportunity to inform the national Summit and build momentum around key policy goals and best practices to help workers and businesses succeed.
 
Speakers include: 
 
Latifa Lyles - Director, United States Department of Labor, Women's Bureau
Scott Jensen - Deputy Secretary, MD Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
Carol Joyner - Director, Labor Project for Working Families
Becky Wagner - Director, Advocates for Children and Youth
Jason Perkins-Cohen - Director, Job Opportunities Task Force
Local Workers and Business Owners
 
The event is co-hosted by the Public Justice Center, Job Opportunities Task Force, Advocates for Children and Youth, Maryland State Education Association, United Workers and Working Matters -- The Maryland Campaign for Paid Sick Days.
 
We thank our sponsors, the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Family Values @ Work, for their generous support of this event.
 
Please note that this is an educational, non-campaign event.