Cradle to Career Colloquium


Featuring guest speakers from the City of Boston Mayor's Office, Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children, uAspire, and Homes for Families

Cradle to Career colloquium photos

The Nelson Chair Cradle to Career colloquium, held April 10, 2015, featured four distinguished panelists who provided insight into the challenges of promoting and developing diverse policies supporting cradle to career goals.

Panel presenters included Rahn Dorsey, Chief of Education for the City of Boston Mayor's Office, Marie St. Fleur, former President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bessie Tartt Wilson Initiative for Children, Bob Giannino, Chief Executive Officer of uAspire, and Libby Hayes, Executive Director of Homes for Families.

Dr. Anderson J. Franklin, Director of the Nelson Chair Roundtable, moderated the panel event. Each speaker introduced unique obstacles and policy development needed for public education, households with young children, young adults seeking higher education, and homeless families.

Watch the full colloquium video below