The Heritage Foundation's Van Andel Center
The event will examine the linkage between marriage and child
poverty. Robert Rector will unveil new research on the potential
for marriage at the time of a child's birth to sharply reduce child
poverty. Dr. Wade Horn will discuss the President's healthy
marriage initiative, and the potential role of marriage in reducing
poverty and improving child wellbeing.
More About the Speakers
Wade Horn, Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary for Children and Families
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Senior Research Fellow, The Heritage Foundation