Children in an Inflexible Economy

A Discussion on How Children and Families are Faring

When

July 9, 2004

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Where

New America

740 15th St NW #900

Washington, D.C. 20005

Families are facing new challenges in today's 21st century economy. New America's Work & Family Program is presenting its second event in a series entitled "The Stresses on 21st Century Families." This event series will provide a venue for discussing the current state of American families, including their need for increased workplace flexibility to balance work and family commitments as well as new policy approaches for addressing the changing needs of working families. In this second event, "Children in an Inflexible Economy," Shelley Waters Boots will describe how children are affected by their parents' struggle to navigate work and family.

Location

The New America Foundation
1630 Connecticut Ave., NW 7th Floor
Washington, DC, 20009
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Participants

  • Helen Blank
    Senior Fellow, National Women's Law Center