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Social media posts, news coverage, and blog posts about the conference.

Social Media

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News Coverage

Articles on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s conference remarks

March 24, 2017

Fed Chair Janet Yellen Says an Unstable Childhood Makes It Harder to Succeed as an Adult

By Lucinda Shen, Fortune

March 23, 2017

Fed’s Yellen Sees Education as Key to Breaking Poverty Trap

By Christopher Condon, Bloomberg

March 23, 2017

Yellen says problems of childhood poverty linger

By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press Newswires (Published by various news outlets; link provided is to the Star Tribune.)

March 23, 2017

Growing up poor makes it harder to succeed: Janet Yellen

By Patrick Gillespie, CNN Money

Articles on Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari’s conference remarks

March 23, 2017

Fed’s Kashkari Calls for ‘Transformational Change' in U.S. Schools; Minneapolis Fed chief says the nation has failed at closing educational gaps

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By Kate Davidson, The Wall Street Journal Online

March 23, 2017

Fed’s Kashkari calls for changes to U.S. education system

By Lindsay Dunsmuir, Reuters

Blog Posts

July 14, 2017

Five Things That Matter, No Matter What

By Elizabeth DiLauro of ZERO TO THREE and Lauren Hogan of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. From the ZERO TO THREE blog page on Medium.

May 31, 2017

The nexus of community development and child development

By Rob Grunewald. From the Minneapolis Fed's CD360 Notebook blog.

May 12, 2017

Federal Reserve’s Conference Highlights How Investments in Children Translate to Economic Growth

From the ICIC blog.

May 4, 2017

High-Return Investments for America's Children

By Maya Brennan and Erika Peothig of the Urban Institute (UI). From UI’s How Housing Matters blog.

April 2017

The Economic Futures of Kids and Communities

By Kelly Nelson of Gary Community Investments (GCI). From GCI’s Shared Knowledge blog.

March 31, 2017

Federal Reserve Conference Focuses on Kids

By Diana Anderson of Southwest Initiative Foundation (SWIF). From SWIF’s Diana’s Blog.

March 27, 2017

CSAs as Part of a Comprehensive Child Development Strategy

By Shira Markoff of CFED. From CFED’s The Inclusive Economy blog.

March 24, 2017

The Smart Economics of Early Childhood Education

By the staff of Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity (SPO). From SPO's Spotlight Exclusives blog.


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