King County Executive, community leaders discuss Best Starts for Kids Initiative

County’s proposed Best Starts for Kids levy, explained

by Judy Lightfoot, Crosscut

On August 11, 2015 – King County Executive Dow Constantine joined community leaders for a panel discussion at Northeastern University-Seattle on the proposed Best Starts for Kids initiative.

Also on the panel were Maud Daudon, President/CEO of Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, Michael Brown, The Seattle Foundation’s Vice President of Community Leadership, and Dr. Michelle Barnes, early childhood education faculty at Everett Community College and alumna of Northeastern’s Doctor of Education program. Dean Tayloe Washburn moderated the event.

Related Links:
“Cradle to Career,” turning research into action – Dean Washburn’s recap
Invest in kids now, not later – Dean Tayloe Washburn’s PSBJ editorial

Doctor of Education alumna discusses importance of early childhood development – Speaker Panel preview

King County: Best Starts for Kids – Learn more about the initiative

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