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Michigan Family Impact Seminars hold 18th seminar.
The Michigan Family Impact Seminars held their 18th seminar December 8, 2011 on Juvenile Justice: Investing in Success.
Indiana Family Impact Seminars hold 14th seminar.
The Indiana Family Impact Seminars held their 14th seminar November 21, 2011 on Jobs, Jobs, Jobs.
Louisiana Family Impact Seminars hold 4th seminar.
The Louisiana Family Impact Seminars held their 4th seminar November 14, 2011 on Poverty Affecting Women and Children.
Two New Sites Join Our Network!
The Policy Institute for Family Impact Seminars is proud to welcome Kentucky and Missouri to our policy network. Affiliates from these two states attended a training in Madison, WI on October 13th and 14th along-side new affilliates from the existing sites of Louisiana and Indiana to learn how to conduct Family Impact Seminars.
Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars hold 30th seminar.
The Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars held their 30th seminar October 13, 2011 on Positioning Wisconsin for the Jobs of the Future.
Iowa Family Impact Seminars hold 2nd seminar.
The Iowa Family Impact Seminars held their 2nd seminar May 20, 2011 on Iowa, Fertile Grounds for Growing Business: Attracting Businesses to our State.
Virginia Family Impact Seminars hold 3rd seminar.
The Virginia Family Impact Seminars held their 3rd seminar May 17, 2011 on Employment Opportunities and Workforce Development: Policies, Programs and Strategies for Virginia’s Families.
Michigan Family Impact Seminars hold 17th seminar.
The Michigan Family Impact Seminars held their 17th seminar May 10, 2011 on Reforming Juvenile Justice: Fiscally Sound, Evidence-Based Strategies.
North Carolina Family Impact Seminars hold 7th seminar.
The North Carolina Family Impact Seminars held their 7th seminar May 4, 2011 on Preventing Childhood Obesity: Policy and Practice Strategies for North Carolina.
United Nations observes the International Day of Families on May 12
The Division for Social Policy and Development supports the worldwide observance of the International Day of Families (15 May) by preparing background information on the family for use by Governments, the UN system, including the regional commissions, and UN Information Centres and NGOs. An annual message of the Secretary-General is prepared for wide distribution.
Massachusetts Family Impact Seminars hold 2nd seminar.
The Massachusetts Family Impact Seminars held their 2nd seminar on March 30, 2011 on Men at Risk: The Physical, Psychological, and Social Health of Men in Massachusetts.
Louisiana Family Impact Seminars hold 3rd seminar.
The Louisiana Family Impact Seminars held their 3rd seminar March 3, 2011 on Positive Birth Outcomes for Louisiana Families.
Illinois Family Impact Seminars hold 6th seminar.
The Illinois Family Impact Seminars held their 6th seminar February 19, 2011 on Learning to Play, Playing to Learn: The Importance of Play in Early Childhood and the Transition to School.
New Mexico Family Impact Seminars hold 6th seminar.
The New Mexico Family Impact Seminars held their 6th seminar February 2, 2011 on Medicaid: How are States Controlling Costs? Are Children at Risk?
Utah Family Impact Seminars hold 1st seminar.
The Utah Family Impact Seminars held their 1st seminar January 31, 2011 on Family Courts: Past and Future.
Texas Family Impact Seminars hold 1st seminar.
The Texas Family Impact Seminars held their 1st seminar January 31, 2011 on Getting To and Through College: Strategies for Improving College Attendance and Completion Rates in Texas.
Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars hold 29th seminar.
The Wisconsin Family Impact Seminars held their 29th seminar January 26, 2011 on Evidence-Based Budgeting: Making Decisions to Move Wisconsin Forward.
Georgia Family Impact Seminars hold 5th seminar.
The Georgia Family Impact Seminars held their 5th seminar January 25, 2011 on Supporting Georgia's Military Members and Families: Implications for State Policy.
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