Fresh Start: The Road to Financial Empowerment

July 24, 2014


Thursday, July 24

8:00 am EDT Welcome Remarks from Susan L. Lees, Allstate Insurance     Watch On-Demand
Welcome Remarks, Susan L. Lees, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Allstate Insurance Company
8:30 am EDT Sen. Heidi Heitkamp: Human Trafficking in the Heartland     Watch On-Demand
An interview with Senator Heidi Heitkamp about human trafficking in North Dakota and the Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act, a bipartisan bill that treats minors who are sold into sex trafficking rings as victims, not criminals.
9:00 am EDT Congresswoman Donna Edwards: The Women's Caucus     Watch On-Demand
A one-on-one interview with Congresswoman Donna Edwards, co-chair of the Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues, about the fight for gender justice and the Violence Against Women Act.
10:00 am EDT Fresh Start: The Road to Financial Empowerment: Panel     Watch On-Demand
Panel Discussion led by Carl M. Cannon

Kim Gandy, President & CEO, National Network to End Domestic Violence
Dara Richardson-Heron, M.D., CEO, YWCA USA
Chelsea Parsons, Director, Crime and Firearms Policy, Center for American Progress
Dr. Judy Postmus, Director, Center on Violence Against Women & Children, Rutgers University

About this conference

RealClearPolitics will evaluate policies and programs that help survivors of domestic violence achieve financial independence and safer lives. The event will discuss the results of a new Rutgers study, highlight some best practices and identify gaps in the current system.

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