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Mia Birdsong

Mia Birdsong is a “family visionary” who has devoted 20+ years fighting for the wellbeing of families in all their diverse forms. As Co-Director of Family Story, she is updating the outdated picture of the family in America. Her TED talk “The Story We Tell About Poverty Isn’t True” has been viewed over 1.5 million times. Mia is an inaugural Ascend Fellow of The Aspen Institute, and a New America California Fellow.