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April 2009

Pamela Monroe named Fellow with the National Council on Family Relations

Kudos to Pamela Monroe, Director of the Louisiana Family Impact Seminars, who was just named a Fellow with the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) for her outstanding and enduring contributions to the field of family studies. Dr. Monroe recently served NCFR as President of the organization and made many contributions to Louisiana families in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Congratulations for a well-deserved honor, Pam!

February 2009

Four More Sites Join Our Network!

The Policy Institute for Family Impact Seminars is proud to welcome four states to our policy network. These new sites, in Iowa, Massachusetts, Texas, and Utah join existing sites in Alabama, Arizona, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Wisconsin, to help bring the Family Impact Seminar model to policymakers and professionals around the country.

January 2009

2009 Seminars

AZ - Health Care and Family Stability: Policy Decisions and Costs
GA - Georgia Policy Opportunities: The Economic Impact of the Early Care and Education Industry
LA - New Findings About an Innovative Performance-Based Scholarship Program for Low-Income Parents Attending Louisiana Community Colleges
NC - Evidence-Based Policy: Strategies for Improving Outcomes and Accountability
WI - Growing the State Economy: Evidence-Based Policy Options
MN - Policy Issues in Special Education Finance
MI - Policy Options for Justice Reinvestment in Michigan: Implications for Families
IL - Helping Illinois’ Families in Economic Crisis
VA - Substance Abuse Prevention: Policies, Programs and Strategies for Virginia's Youth
DC - Home Visitation Programs as an Early Intervention Strategy
IN - Maximizing the Value of P-12 Educational Resources in Indiana
MI - Strengthening Michigan Family Finances: Policy Options for Weathering Tough Times
NM - New Mexico Dropout Rate: Contributing Factors and Implications for Policy


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