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Breakout Sessions

Breakout 1/ The Jackson Room in the White House Conference Center "Family Time: What can we do to make it easier for parents and teenagers to spend time together?"

Moderators: Director Janice LaChance, OPM
Member of Congress

Panelists: Stanley J. Botts, Bell Atlantic
Ken R. Canfield, National Center for Fathering
The Malone Family (Donnie & Fonda)
Laurence Steinberg, Temple University
Amy Swisher, First Day Foundation

Breakout 2/ The Eisenhower Room in the White House Conference Center "The New Media: How is the information age shaping youth today?"

Moderators: Deputy Director Donald Vereen, ONDCP

Panelists: Zoë Baird, Markle Foundation
Jim Browne, GetNetWise.org
Judith A. McHale, Discovery Communications, Inc.
Kathryn C. Montgomery, Center for Media Education
Justin Newland, National Campaign Against Youth Violence

Breakout 3/ The Truman Room in the White House Conference Center "Education: How can we build school climates that work for teenagers?"

Moderators: Secretary Richard Riley, U.S. Department of Education

Panelists: Sarah Austin, Decatur High School, Atlanta, GA
Gene Bottoms, Southern Regional Education Board
Jay Engeln, MetLife/NASSP National Principal of the Year
Susan Gaddy Greene, I.S. 218, New York City
Larry Hurt, 1999 Indiana Teacher of the Year
Robert S. Rivera, Project GRAD

Breakout 4/ The Lincoln Room in the White House Conference Center "The Village: How can the community better support parents and teenagers?"

Moderators: Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder
Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-CA)

Panelists: Jeffery L. Brown, Ten Point Coalition
LaToya Gardner, Maplewood Comprehensive High School, Nashville, TN
Kenneth L. Gladish, YMCA of the USA
Milbrey W. McLaughlin, Stanford University

Breakout 5/ Eisenhower Executive Office Building 476 "Closing the Gap: How can we provide positive opportunities for all teenagers?"

Moderators: Secretary Alexis Herman, U.S. Department of Labor
Rep. Ruben Hinojosa (D-TX)

Panelists: Peter L. Benson, Search Institute
Talmira L. Hill, Annie E. Casey Foundation
Lan-Ahn Phan, Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, D.C. accompanied by Sandra Hoa Dang, Asian American LEAD
Dorothy Stoneman, Executive Director, YouthBuild USA accompanied by Ameir Ramadan, Youthbuild USA
Kathleen Sylvester, Social Policy Action Network (SPAN)

Breakout 6/ Eisenhower Executive Office Building 472 "Youth as Resources: Can teenagers be resources in their own development and for their peers?"

Moderators: Harris Wofford, CEO, Corporation for National Service

Panelists: Kathleen Lee, Turner Middle School, Philadelphia, PA
Michael Preston, Gila River Youth Council
Robert D. Putnam, Harvard University
Nicole Salinas, Antonian High School, San Antonio, TX
Andrew Shue, Do Something

Breakout 7/The Roosevelt Room A "Healthy Start: How can we help teenagers stay healthy?"

Moderators: Secretary Donna Shalala, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)

Panelists: Sarah S. Brown, The National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Brandi Chapple, Trinity College, Washington, D.C.
Harold S. Koplewicz, NYU Child Study Center
Carole Morris, Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Health Center
Michael D. Resnick, University of Minnesota School of Medicine

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