Liz Ben-Ishai testified on paid family leave legislation at the D.C. City Council's Performance Oversight hearing.
Christine Johnson-Staub presented State and Community Level Policy and Finance Strategies for Promoting and Supporting Developmental Screening and Preventive Health Practices in Early Childhood Settings at the National Association for the Education of Young Children's (NAEYC's) Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.
Olivia Golden addressed the opening plenary of the National Governors Association Human Service Advisors Policy Institute in Phoenix, AZ.
Olivia Golden presented Lessons for Living Through a Shutdown While Staying on Course for Children and Families: 1995-96 and 2013 at the National Head Start Association Annual Fall Leadership Institute in Crystal City, VA.
Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield presented Rethinking Pell Grants for Adult Students at the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators meeting in Las Vegas.
CLASP, together with ZERO TO THREE, cosponsored Rally4Babies, a virtual rally supporting early learning policies that benefit babies and toddlers.
Stephanie Schmit presented Charting Progress For Babies in Child Care: How State Infant-Toddler Policies Can Promote Developmentally Appropriate Practice at the 2013 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Professional Development Institute in San Francisco, CA.
Stephanie Schmit and Christine Johnson-Staub presented Putting it Together: Financing Comprehensive Services in Child Care and Early Education at the Oklahoma Smart Start Conference.
On February 28, 2013, Elizabeth Lower-Basch testified to the House Ways and Means Committee's Subcommittee on Human Resources, discussing the proposed waiver of work requirements in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.