The Jobs Data for Evidence-Based Policy and Practice National Convening was held March 3-5, 2021. The opening day of the Convening was emceed by President and CEO Scott Sanders, who also participated in a panel discussion. A number of NASWA members led sessions or presented on panels, including Anna Hui (MO), Deniece Thomas (TN), George Putnam (IL), Jessica Cunningham (KY), Diana Barrett (IN), and Lesley Hirsch (NJ).
NASWA Policy Directors Pam Gerassimides and Yvette Chocolaad, with support from Policy Analyst Liam Sullivan, co-lead NASWA’s engagement in the partnership that organized the convening and also facilitated the program. Several hundred individuals attended, including many NASWA members and partners.