Tashara Leak discusses trends, health risks, and socioeconomic factors associated with childhood obesity as well as promising programs that could help families and communities address childhood obesity.
This new research and policy brief summarizes current understanding of childhood obesity and promising programs to prevent and counteract it.
In this webinar, Marci Ybarra will discuss current family leave policies and research and her work on how expanding paid family leave could improve the well-being of families with children.
This new fact sheet explores recent research into lower rates of college completion by disadvantaged students and promising efforts to help level the playing field.
The Census Bureau releases latest statistics on U.S. poverty, income, and health insurance coverage.
IRP weekly seminars meet on Thursdays from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in room 8417 Social Science Building (unless otherwise noted), and are open to the public.
These six graduate students were awarded dissertation research support by IRP and the four founding member institutions of the IRP-coordinated U.S. Collaborative of Poverty Centers. Fellows are (l to r): Christopher Cambron, Marcy Jagdeo-Adekoya, Jaehyun Nam, Emily Parrott, Anna Reosti, and Cody Vaughn.
Four exceptional emerging scholars, Jordan Conwell, Diana Hernàndez, Adrian Huerta, and Marci Ybarra, were selected as part of the IRP Scholars-in-Residence Program to visit member institutions of the IRP-coordinated U.S. Collaborative of Poverty Centers (CPC).
The articles in the latest issue consider the intergenerational transmission of poverty: how family poverty affects children's life chances, the mechanisms of transmission, and the programs and policies that may reduce the effects of poverty on early development.

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