Members In The News
CCF Board Member and Expert Maureen Perry-Jenkins appeared on NPR’s Think podcast to discuss her new book, “Work Matters: How Parents’ Jobs Shape Children’s Well-Being.” 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.” Listen to the podcast here.
Dr. Coleman takes part in a discussion on parental estrangement for The Atlantic.
Listen here: How to Start Over: Parents Are Not All Good and All Bad
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!
Top 25 Rankings – https://academicinfluence.com/rankings/people/women-scholars/history#ranking
More on Stephanie’s influence – https://academicinfluence.com/people/stephanie-coontz
A new brief report authored by CCF Experts Jennifer Glass and Joanna Pepin was featured in Deseret News and MarketWatch this week. The brief centers around their recent study which finds that nearly 70% of mothers will be the primary breadwinners for their families by the time their children turn 18.
Follow the links below to read more!
Brief report: Mothers Are the Primary Earners in Growing Numbers of Families with Children, Including Married-Couple Families
Deseret News: “Most moms will be breadwinners at some point. Why don’t we treat them that way?”
MarketWatch: “For the first time, most U.S. moms will likely be the family breadwinner within their child’s first 18 years”
Click here to listen to WPR’s episode “Why aren’t more younger people getting married?”