Upcoming Events

Oct
14
Part of the CCFP Career Series
11:15 AM - Noon | Sanford 150

International Opportunities for Work in Child and Family Policy

This session will feature Jessica Au, senior policy analyst with The Hunt Institute and former Fulbright English Teacher in Taiwan, and Maria Castrillon, currently a dual degree student, MPP/MBA at Duke and former health volunteer with the Peace Corps. We will learn about opportunities to work in child and family policy in other countries, what…

Oct
18
1:00-4:00 PM | Penn Pavillion

Duke Majors Fair

Please join us at the Duke Majors Fair where The Center for Child and Family Policy will provide information on the Child Policy Research Certificate. This informative event is for undeclared students to meet representatives from all majors, minors and certificate programs to learn more about their programs.

Oct
20
9:00 AM-12:00 PM | Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room

International Perspectives on Parenting and Child Development

Researchers from the Parenting Across Cultures longitudinal study will present their findings on the effects of the pandemic, health-compromising and risky behaviors, education, work, and intimate partnerships during this half-day conference. For 14 years, research teams in nine countries have been collecting dozens of measures every year from parents and children in China, Colombia, Italy,…

Oct
22
9:00 AM-6:00 PM | McKimmon Conference and Training Center

Color of Education

Dr. Jelani Cobb, Dean of Columbia University and a staff writer at The New Yorker, writing on race, history, justice, politics, and democracy will kick off the October 22, 2022 Color of Education Summit. The summit will be delivered in an hybrid format to bring together people from all over North Carolina to exchange ideas…

Oct
24
Part of the Equity in Research Learning Collaborative
9:00-10:00 AM | Erwin Mill Bldg. Bay B140

Equity in Research Learning Collaborative

An opportunity for our staff to learn how to make CCFP research more equitable with respect to race, ethnicity, and other forms of diversity at all stages from conceptualization to recruitment to data collection to analysis and reporting of findings.

Oct
25
4:00-5:30 PM | Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room

Celebrating the Launch of Family Connects International

The Sanford School of Public Policy and the Center for Child and Family Policy invite you to attend a reception celebrating the launch of Family Connects International. This event will celebrate the individuals who have been instrumental in the research, implementation, and management of this successful nurse home visiting program. The Family Connects model was…

Oct
26
Part of the Early Childhood Initiative Series
3:00-4:30 PM | Sanford 223, Rhodes Conference Room

Distance and Disengagement in Middle School: Does Transportation Make a Difference?

Disengagement among middle school students is a well-documented and widespread problem. The transition to middle school often results in decreased attendance and increased chronic absenteeism and suspensions. Disengagement in middle school has longer-term consequences, including increased high school dropout and delinquency, and substance abuse in later adolescence and early adulthood. An underexplored explanation for disengagement…

Oct
28
Part of the CCFP Career Series
11:15 AM - Noon | Sanford 150

The Path from Undergrad to Graduate School

Join us to learn from current and former PhD students about what their work experiences looked like between undergrad and graduate work, why they decided to go back to school, how they figured out what to go back to school for, and what being a graduate student is like. We will be joined by Garrett…

Nov
04
Part of the CCFP Career Series
11:15 AM - Noon | Sanford 150

Careers in Legal Advocacy

Join us to learn about pursuing a career in legal advocacy from April Adeeyo, staff attorney with the North Carolina Association of Educators; Madison Allen, senior program officer for health improvement at the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust; and Rachel Holtzman, dual MPP (Duke) and Juris Doctor (UNC) candidate in the class of 2023. Their…

Nov
15
Part of the Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture
5:00-6:30 PM | Sanford School, Fleishman Commons

School Desegregation: Past, Present and Future

Dr. Dudley Flood, former educator and champion of school integration, will share his personal insights on the long road to school desegregation in North Carolina, today’s challenges and opportunities, and the future of N.C. public schools as resegregation increases as part of the Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture Series. Dr. Keisha Bentley-Edwards, associate professor and associate director…

Nov
16
Part of the Equity in Research Learning Collaborative
9:00-10:00 AM | Erwin Mill Bldg. Bay B140

Equity in Research Learning Collaborative

An opportunity for our staff to learn how to make CCFP research more equitable with respect to race, ethnicity, and other forms of diversity at all stages from conceptualization to recruitment to data collection to analysis and reporting of findings.

Dec
06
Part of the Equity in Research Learning Collaborative
9:00-10:00 AM | Erwin Mill Bldg. Bay B140

Equity in Research Learning Collaborative

An opportunity for our staff to learn how to make CCFP research more equitable with respect to race, ethnicity, and other forms of diversity at all stages from conceptualization to recruitment to data collection to analysis and reporting of findings.