Great resource on policy briefs

Rebecca Kreitzer at UNC has posted a resource for all things policy briefs. Sharing the link here.

Events General

Family policy implications of the expected ruling on Roe v. Wade

By David Rothwell The draft opinion of Justice Alito to overrule Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey has brought intense public attention to matters of family policy. The decision to transfer oversight from the federal courts to state legislatures will disrupt the reproductive rights and family life of millions of women. On Thursday […]

Blog Posts

Working families in Oregon:

Facts and Figures to Learn From In 2009, researchers at the Urban Institute provided a descriptive picture of life for America’s working families living in or near poverty. Some of the key findings from the report include: Almost 50% of low-income families had at least one parent working full time, all year; 70% of single […]


A call for blog posts

One way we hope to engage members in the blog is by having one member submit blog post each month. This can be on any topic, e.g., it could be as straightforward as summarizing a new research article. This is a great opportunity for us to get better acquainted with different topics in the family […]


Upcoming 2022 Conferences

NCFR conference – the conference theme is “Light and Shadow: Shifting Perspectives and Families.” Abstracts are due March 1, 2022 APPAM conference – the conference theme is “Advancing Policy Research with Cross-Disciplinary Perspectives.” Abstracts are due April 8, 2022.