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.
Mothers Are the Primary Earners in Growing Numbers of Families with Children, Including Married-Couple Families
A new study estimates that about 70% of U.S. moms can expect to be primary financial providers before their children turn 18.
CCF Experts Joanna Pepin, Daniel Carlson, Kathleen Gerson, Philip Cohen, and Barbara Risman discuss which policies would be most beneficial to American families.
People are Not as Consistent in Their Social Ideologies as We Think: Changing Views on Gender and Race, 1977-2018
A new study finds that recognizing one type of inequality doesn’t automatically lead to recognition of another.
Read their thoughts on how housing instability impacts children in “Why pausing evictions likely won’t help kids harmed by housing uncertainty and instability”
Staying Ready, Staying Vigilant, Staying Safe: Hyperarousal and Hypervigilance in African American Male Adolescents Exposed to Community Violence
A new study explores how behaviors once seen as maladaptive may actually protect youth.
The Difference Debt Makes: College Students and Grads on How Student Debt Affects Their Life Choices
A new study explores the wide-ranging effects of student loan debt on young adults – and what they would do if they were forgiven.
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