Invest Early experience shared with MN Legislature 2009

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