Rethinking Policies for the Demands of Modern American Families

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Media Outlet: KQED Radio

Mia Birdsong and Anne-Marie Slaughter spoke on KQED Radio about policy changes that can help meet the demands of today's families:

I'm suggesting that there is no one 'best' type of family.  The idea that we're looking for which the best type doesn't make any sense. For me, marriage works. For other folks, it doesn't. We need systems and social norms that support families regardless of what their structure is. 

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Mia Birdsong was a 2016 New America CA fellow. She is co-director of Family Story, and previously served as vice president of the Family Independence Initiative.

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the president and CEO of New America, a think ​and action ​tank dedicated to renewing America in the Digital Age.