Family Issues

North Carolina Child
NC Child advances public policies that improve the lives of North Carolina's children.  They work statewide to ensure that all children are healthy, safe, well-educated, and economically secure by engaging communities, and informing and influencing decsion-makers.

Center for Law and Social Policy
The Center for Law and Social Policy works to improve the economic security, educational and workforce prospects, and family stability of low-income parents, children, and youth and to secure equal justice for all. The site provides advocates with research and policy analysis.

Child Trends
Child Trends is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that studies children at all stages of development. Their mission is to improve outcomes for children by providing research, data, and analysis to the people and institutions whose decisions and actions affect children, including program providers, the policy community, researchers and educators, and the media.

National Center for Children in Poverty
The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is the nation’s leading public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children. NCCP uses research to inform policy and practice with the goal of ensuring positive outcomes for the next generation. They promote family-oriented solutions at the state and national levels.

National Partnership for Women and Families
The National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that uses public education and advocacy to promote fairness in the workplace, quality health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family. The site provides information on many national policies impacting women and children.

National Research Center for Women & Families
The National Research Center for Women & Families promotes the health and safety of women, children, and families, by using objective, research-based information to encourage new, more effective programs and policies. The Center achieves its mission by gathering and analyzing information and translating that information into clearly presented facts and policy implications that are made widely available to the public, the media, and policy makers.

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina

Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina is the only statewide, nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect in all its forms.

Work and Family Researchers Network(WFRN)
Work and Family Researchers Network (formerly the Sloan Work and Family Research Network) is an international membership organization of interdisciplinary work and family researchers.

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