Event: Innovative programs for youth and young adults

January 4, 2018

DATE: 12-1:30 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018

EVENT:  In celebration of Martin Luther King Day, the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Poverty Solutions at the University of Michigan will host a panel discussion of the importance of investments in youth and young adults, with participation from national and university experts.   

Broderick Johnson, former Obama Administration Cabinet Secretary, will speak of his work mentoring young men of color to help them reach their full potential through the White House’s My Brothers Keeper Task Force. Luke Shaefer, Director of Poverty Solutions, will discuss a summer employment program for marginalized youth launched in summer 2017. Brian Jacob, Co-Director of the Youth Policy Lab, will speak about the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent program which launched in early 2017.  

The talk will be livestreamed at http://fordschool.umich.edu/events/2018/innovative-programs-youth-and-young-adults. Join the conversation at #policytalks.

Lunch will be served.

PLACE: Weill Hall, Annenberg Auditorium, 735 S. State St., Ann Arbor (view map)