Raising of America Event: March 23, 2015

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Documentary Screening

The Raising of America is a documentary, multimedia project and public engagement campaign that aims to transform the way we look at early child health and development. Raising of America Screenings (aiming for 250 or more) will draw in diverse audiences to ask why is child well-being in the U.S. so much worse than the other rich nations, especially when we all want what is best for our children?

It is being produced by California Newsreel, the country’s oldest nonprofit documentary production and distribution organization in conjunction with Vital Pictures in Boston, Massachusetts.

Panel Discussion: Access to California’s Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Panelists will highlight how access to the Family Medical Leave Act can strengthen families and childhood outcomes for our communities. A short question and answer session will follow.

Julie Weatherston            Senior Program Associate with the Center for Child and Families Studies at West Ed.
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Dr. Julie Nicholson, Ph.D  Mills College Associate Professor & Director for Center of Play Research









Jenya Cassidy              Director of CA Work & Family Coalition
Kelley Abrams, PhD.      Child Development and Parent Consultant