Capitol Hill Village presents “Changing the Odds for America’s Children” with MaryLee Allen, Director of Policy at the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF), Monday, September 11, 2017. Meet and learn from your illustrious Capitol Hill neighbors in informal, free, public discussions about social, economic, and political topics in this latest installment in the Village Voices series, 7-8 p.m. at the Northeast Public Library, 330 Seventh St. NE.
Ms. Allen is a regular contributor to CDF’s signature reports, State of America’s Children and Portrait of Inequality, and in 2015 Ending Child Poverty Now, and she has authored and co-authored many other reports and publications throughout her decades at CDF. She co-chairs the National Child Welfare and Mental Health Coalition and works closely with advocates and service providers across the country. She currently serves on the Board of Directors of Generations United.