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.
A new CCF symposium highlights what emerging research tells us about changes to family & work life during the COVID-19 pandemic and what they mean for the future of gender equality in the U.S.
The program offers a unique professional development & mentorship opportunity to early career scholars conducting research on American families. Applications due March 31, 2024.
In a new brief report from CCF, Jessica Su finds that breastfeeding benefits are modest, and reach some children more than others
A new brief report from CCF takes a look at how cognitive labor related to household management influences well-being in different ways for mothers and fathers.
Between A Rock and A Hard Place: Lessons From The Covid-19 Pandemic About Health Concerns And US Mothers’ Employment
New research on how mothers’ concerns about community COVID-19 transmission affects their labor force participation.
CCF Expert and Director of Research and Public Education Stephanie Coontz spoke at the recent opening of Legacy Washington’s “Love, Equally” exhibit.
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Membership is open only to professionals in the field, so that we can send out confidential inquiries from journalists researching new stories.