- Household Instability and Complexity among Undocumented ImmigrantsFebruary 6, 2019 A fact sheet prepared for the Council on Contemporary Families by Youngmin Yi, Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Cornell University. In the absence of clear pathways to citizenship, […]
- CCF Civil Rights Symposium: Racial-Ethnic Realities since the Civil Rights ActOverview: Changing Racial-Ethnic Realities since the Civil Rights Act Remarks by: Stephanie Coontz Today the Council on Contemporary Families releases the second set of papers in a three part symposium […]
- CCF Civil Rights Symposium: Changes in America’s Racial and Ethnic Composition Since 1964By Raha Forooz Sabet University of Miami When the Civil Rights Act was passed in 1964, racial differences in the United States were almost literally black and white. In the […]
- Beyond the Stereotypes: Hispanic/Latino FamiliesOver the last 30 years the Latino/Hispanic population in the United States has grown seven times faster than the population of the nation as a whole. Hispanics currently represent almost 15 percent of the U.S. population and within the next two decades are expected to constitute a full quarter of Americans. Although often treated as a monolithic ethnic group, Latina/os differ in their racial and ethnic identities, religious beliefs, health status, socioeconomic status, and language patterns. Lumping ALL these groups under the rubric of “Latino” or “Hispanic” masks important demographic and socioeconomic differences and perpetuates negative stereotypes.
- Recent Changes In Fertility Rates In The United States: What Do They Tell Us About Americans’ Changing Families?Download Full Report as a PDF Download Full Report as a Word Document The number of births in the US increased by 3 percent in 2006, and has now reached […]