Thursday, March 25, 2021
12:00pm-1:00pm CST

How do we measure the success of government assistance programs? Too often, it’s by how many are enrolled—when it should be by how many have been helped, but no longer need it. It’s time to work toward a system that focuses on improving workforce development and reducing barriers to entrepreneurship. Join our experts as they discuss paths toward the dignity of work, self-sufficiency, and success that unlock prosperity in Texas and beyond.


  • Vance Ginn, Ph.D. (Moderator) – Chief Economist, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Richard Johnson, Ed.D. (Panelist) – Director, Booker T. Washington Initiative, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Erin Valdez (Panelist) – Policy Analyst, Right on Work, Texas Public Policy Foundation
  • Andrew Brown, J.D. (Panelist) – Distinguished Senior Fellow of Child and Family Policy, Texas Public Policy Foundation