Throughout the year VPP+Raise DC holds events that educate and raise awareness surrounding important issues.

VPP+Raise DC 20th Anniversary Speaker Series Virtual Panel: Early Childhood Workforce Development

Wednesday, July 14 at 11:30 a.m. ET

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, July 14 at 11:30 a.m. ET for the next program of our bi-monthly 20th Anniversary Speaker Series. This virtual, moderated conversation will be in advance of The Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Week (July 26-30) and will focus on early childhood workforce development through a regional and cross-sector lens. Moderated by children’s advocate and VPP+Raise DC Board member Wendy Goldberg, panelists will discuss the challenges of early childhood workforce development and will address how each of their respective organizations is involved in this work.

Participating panelists include:

Jermaine Johnson, Regional President, The PNC Financial Services Group
Martine Sadarangani Gordon, Vice President of Programs, Washington Area Women’s Foundation
Kim R. Ford, President and CEO, Martha’s Table
Marica Cox-Mitchell, Bainum Family Foundation, Director of Early Childhood
Anne-Marie Twohie, Director of the Fairfax County Office for Children

Deatils regarding the Fall Speaker Series program will be announced soon.

Access previous programs from our 20th Anniversary Speaker Series here.