Kids First: Five Big Ideas for Transforming Children's Lives

Presented by David L. Kirp James D. Marver Professor of Public Policy Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkley

When public attention turns to kids these days, the topic is usually K-12 education, and everything else that’s happening in the lives of children. School matters, of course, but growing up is a journey fraught with a host of challenges.

From cradle to college and on to career, how should we invest in children?

This lecture advances a visionary ‘kids first’ policy agenda that’s guided by the golden rule: Every child deserves what’s good enough for a child you love.