Using Research to Build Better Public Policy for Families


Designed specifically for busy policymakers and government staff, this scaled-down version of our website includes:
  • State Seminars
  • Publications
  • Family Data
  • Family Impact

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Designed for researchers, instructors, Extension faculty, students, and others, this portal includes everything on the Policymaker Portal, plus:
  • Teaching Family Policy
  • Skill Building
  • Policy Links

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The Policy Institute for Family Impact Seminars aims to strengthen family policy by connecting state policymakers with research knowledge and researchers with policy knowledge. The Institute provides nonpartisan, solution-oriented research and a family impact and racial equity lens on issues being debated in state legislatures. We provide technical assistance to and facilitate dialogue among professionals conducting Family Impact Seminars in 26 sites across the country. If you are a PINFIS Affiliate, please click here to login.

The Policy Institute for Family Impact Seminars is currently funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, and the William T. Grant Foundation. Past supporters include the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

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Wisconsin capitol photo courtesy of Jeff Miller, UW-Madison University Communications, 2002.