Join Us for a Briefing on Promoting Children's Well-being and the Role of Workplace Flexibility for Parents

Mike DeWine, Senator
Christopher J. Dodd, Senator

Prepared on behalf of Workplace Flexibility 2010 by Senator Mike DeWine and Senator Christopher J. Dodd.


As Senators committed to the health and well being of our nation's childre n, we are pleased to invite you to attend a briefing on Promoting Children's Well-Being: The Role of Workplace Flexibility. Co-hosted by Workplace Flexibility 2010 and the Workforce and Family Program of the New America Foundation, the briefing will be held Friday, September 29 from 0000 to 1:30 p.m. in room 902 of the Hart Senate Office Building. Box lunches will be provided, please see the attached flyer to RSVP.

Current research reveals a profoW1d mismatch between the needs and priorities of America's families and the way the workplace is currently structured. This briefing will bring together experts in the fields of parenting, child development, and workplace innovations who will discuss the implications of work-family tensions on children, with a particular focus on the role of fathers. The briefing will also highlight workplace flexibility as a response to these issues.