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Members In The News
CCF Experts Joanna Pepin, Daniel Carlson, Kathleen Gerson, Philip Cohen, and Barbara Risman discuss which policies would be most beneficial to American families in The New York Times’ piece “Which of These 4 Family Policies Deserves Top Priority?” Read what they had to say here
CCF Expert Kristi Williams and her recent fact sheet, Long-term Risks to Children from Economic Toll of COVID-19, were featured in Deseret News this week. Williams discusses how the biggest challenges for families during the pandemic impact children across the life course. Expert Kevin Shafer was also featured and provided insight into the long-term effects housing instability has on children. Read more of what they had to say here.
Stephanie Coontz presented the State of Women’s Rights at Legacy Washington’s 2019 “Ahead of the Curve” event. Watch her talk here!
Bird and co-authors Lois McCloskey and Ann Celi write, “Pregnancy care should be conceptualized not as a singular event or series of events, but as a key source of information for women’s health care prevention and treatment needs across the life course. Creating a bridge to support such health care could also help to address the persistent disrespect and racism commonly experienced by Black mothers in health care settings.”
Read more of their thoughts in Newsweek’s op-ed, “Mothers Need a Continuous System of Care Even After Babies are Born.“
Also, check out this feature in Rutgers-Camden News Now: https://news.camden.rutgers.edu/2021/04/additional-student-loan-debt-cancellations-needed-says-sociologist/