Wednesday, January 19, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM EST
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Carla Solis
Future Ready Collier

FRC Lunch & Learn: Barriers to Economic Mobility 

Join the Future Ready Collier network for a virtual Lunch & Learn!

We welcome Dr. Brittany Birken of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta to discuss Barriers to Economic Mobility for Low Income Working Families with Young Children, and potential strategies to reduce poverty and education gaps.

This event is free and open to the public. #FRCLunchAndLearn

About Dr. Birken

Dr. Brittany Birken serves as a principal adviser on the Atlanta Fed’s Community and Economic development team. In this role, she specializes in the identification of structural barriers and solutions to career advancement for low-income working families. Before joining the Atlanta Fed, Brittany worked in various capacities focused on improving outcomes for children, youth, and families including serving as Florida’s child care state administrator and heading up the Florida Children’s Council, the umbrella organization for children’s services councils statewide. Brittany has a long history of working with business leaders and policymakers to develop strategies that support pathways to economic security and improved outcomes for low-income working families with young children.

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