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Melanie Bronfin & Dr. Belinda Davis (2017)

The Press Club



Genre: Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-05-01

Duration: 00:21:14

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | LSU Public Policy Research Lab | Economy | Child Care | Louisiana Policy Institute for Children


  • Bronfin, Melanie Speaker
  • Davis, Belinda Speaker
  • Riddlebarger, Patty Speaker


Speeches by Melanie Bronfin, Dr. Belinda Davis, and Patty Riddlebarger before the Baton Rouge Press Club on May 1, 2017. Bronfin is the executive director of the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, Dr. Davis is the deputy director of the LSU Public Policy Research Lab, and Riddlebarger is the Director of Corporate Social Responsibility for Entergy. They discuss the findings of their report, “Losing Ground: How Child Care Impacts Louisiana’s Workforce Productivity and the State Economy.” Bronfin also answers questions from the audience.