Working Families and Growing Kids: Beyond Rhetoric

Policy Solutions That Support Working Families and Children -- A Discussion with Researchers from the National Research Council's Committee on Family and Work Policies

When

May 14, 2004

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Where

New America

740 15th St NW #900

Washington, D.C. 20005

The National Research Council's Committee on Family and Work Policies recently published a compilation of research findings on work and family issues entitled Working Families and Growing Kids: Caring for Children and Adolescents. Please join us for an overview of NRC's findings in the second in a series of Congressional Briefings. Speakers will highlight important research on the current realities for working families, the implications for children, and public policy responses.

Location

Dirksen 562
Washington, DC
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Participants

  • Jennifer Gootman
    Study Director, Board on Children, Youth, and Families of the National Research Council

  • Martha Zaslow
    Senior Scholar, Child Trends

  • Hirokazu Yoshikawa
    Assistant Professor of Psychology, New York University

  • Joan Lombardi
    Child and Family Policy Specialist, Former Commissioner of the Child Care Bureau

  • Karen Kornbluh
    Director, Work and Family Program, New America Foundation