Family structure and marriage dynamics have changed substantially in recent years, and have led to declines in the well-being of children, particularly in working-class families. And family instability has mounted at a time when economic inequality is on the rise and concerns about social mobility are growing.
These issues surface often in social policymaking debates and even in the presidential campaign. This briefing will present evidence on what we know about the state of American families, marriage, and the extent to which policy has been promoting healthy outcomes for children. Please join us for a stimulating and timely conversation with experts in the field.