June 22, 2017Event Recap

Invest in What Works: How Federal Policy Can Get Better Results and Lower Costs

Federal/Local/Nonprofit/ Economic/ 2017/

On Thursday, June 22, 2017, RFA convened leaders in the What Works movement to advance the use of evidence in Federal legislation on Capitol Hill for an interactive panel. Over 70 people attended the Hill briefing to learn more about how leaders at all levels of government can and should harness the power of data and evidence to solve our nation’s greatest challenges.


9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions

  • Karen Anderson, Senior Advisor and Results for All Executive Director, Results for America

9:15 a.m. Panel: “The What Works Agenda in the Next 2 Years”

  • The Hon. G.T. Bynum, Mayor, City of Tulsa
  • Christian Soura, Vice President of Policy & Finance, South Carolina Hospital Association, and former Director, South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • Eshuana Smith, CEO, Urban Alliance
  • Ted McCann, Assistant to the Speaker for Policy, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)
  • John Righter, Deputy Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP)
  • Jeremy Ayers, Vice President of Policy, Results for America (moderator)

10:15 a.m. Audience Q&A

10:30 a.m. Closing Comments andAdjourn

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