Minnesota legislators learned about Itasca County’s early childhood successes through Invest Early, as part of the Early Care Summit held January 28 at the Capitol.
Audio of a pre-summit interview is available at right within Related Media.
Video of the summit is available at right within Related Media, segmented into the following parts:
Part 1 – Welcome & Opening Remarks: Representative Margaret Anderson Kelliher, Speaker of the House (5 min 48 sec)
Part 2 – Early Childhood as a Legislative Priority: Senator Larry Pogemiller, Senate Majority Leader (1 min 59 sec)
Part 3 – Introduction of Keynote Speaker: Jon Campbell, CEO Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota, and Vice Chair of the Board, Greater Twin Cities United Way (6 min 19 sec)
Part 4 – Keynote Speaker: David Lawrence, President, The Early Childhood Initiative Foundation, and former publisher, The Miami Herald (32 min 04 sec)
Part 5 – Introduction of Jim Hoolihan: Representative Randy Demmer, Co-Chair, Early Childhood Caucus (3 min 10 sec)
Part 6 – Jim Hoolihan: President, Blandin Foundation (19 min 30 sec)
Part 7 – Where do we go from here? Senator Tarryl Clark, Assistant Senate Majority Leader, and Co-Chair, Early Childhood Caucus, and Representative Nora Slawik, Chair, House Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division (10 min 51 sec)
Total Running Time: 1 hr 19 min 41 sec