Experts' Testimonies

    • June 19, 2013

The following testimonies were prepared for the RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America for the Public Awareness Meeting on June 19, 2013.  

Laura Trudeau

Detroit Reimagined

Testimony by Laura J. Trudeau, Senior Program Director, Community Development/Detroit Programs, The Kresge Foundation.

Jack Shonkoff

Creating the Future of Early Childhood Policy and Practice

Testimony by Jack P. Shonkoff, director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University.  

Arthur Rolnick

Real Economic Development

Testimony by Arthur J. Rolnick, senior fellow and co-director of the Human Capital Research Collaborative at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota.

Jessie Rasmussen

Leveling the Playing Field

Testimony by Jessie Rasmussen, the president of the Buffett Early Childhood Fund

David Erickson

Linking Community Development and Health

Testimony by David Erickson of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Elisabeth Babcock

Improving Family Stability and Economic Mobility Outcomes for Low-income Families

Testimony by Elisabeth Babcock, president and CEO of the Crittenton Women's Union.

Nancy Andrews

People and Place: A New Vision for Healthy Communities

Testimony delivered by Nancy O. Andrews, President and CEO of the Low Income Investment Fund.

David Fleming

Achieving Individual Health through Community Investment

Testimony by David Fleming, Director and Health Officer of public health in Seattle & King County, Washington.