Dr. Libbie Sonnier, La. Policy Institute for Children (2021)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2021-06-21
Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Child Care | Louisiana Policy Institute for Children | Early childhood education
- Sonnier, Libbie Speaker
This episode of the series “Press Club” features a speech by Dr. Libbie Sonnier before a meeting of the Baton Rouge Press Club on June 21, 2021. Dr. Sonnier is the executive director of the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children. She discusses: the passage of Senate Bill 142 at the 2021 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature committing 25% of sports betting revenue to the Louisiana Early Childhood Education Fund; the importance of access to affordable childcare; and the need for more investment in early care and education. She also answers questions from the media.