The Council on Contemporary Families is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to providing the press and public with the latest research and best-practice findings about American families.
CCF Board Member Maureen Perry-Jenkins Discusses New Book on NPR’s Think Podcast
Maureen talks with host Krys Boyd to discuss “the working conditions of parents who must return to work weeks after giving birth and the challenges they face raising healthy children.”
NEW FROM CCF! No More in the Shadows: Racism, Family Structure, and Black Families
Family formation has long been touted as a source of racial inequality, but what does the research actually say?
Introducing CCF’s 2022 Early Career Scholars
Through their fantastic research on American families, these scholars are already having quite the impact on their fields. Congratulations to all!
Mine and Yours, or Ours: Are All Egalitarian Relationships Equal?
It turns out there is a big difference between dividing up the tasks so that each partner does different ones versus sharing or alternating the same tasks, so that partners contribute equally to each.
CCF’s Stephanie Coontz Named in Top 25 of Influential Women Historians
New rankings from Academic Influence rank CCF Director of Research and Public Education Stephanie Coontz as the 18th most influential woman historian of the last 10 years. Congratulations, Stephanie!
CCF Scholars Early Career Program: Call for Applications
The CCF Scholars Early Career Program offers a unique professional development and mentorship opportunity to early-career scholars conducting research on American families. Applications due April 8, 2022.
Become a CCF Member
Membership is open only to professionals in the field, so that we can send out confidential inquiries from journalists researching new stories.