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    CFPR conducts research and disseminates evidence-based findings to inform policymakers and to enhance program development.

  • Earlychild classroom with teacher and students

    CFPR facilitates collaboration and provides leadership for systems-building efforts at the local, state and national levels.

  • School-age children

    CFPR works in communities to provide education and support services to programs that serve children, youth and families.

CENTER for FAMILY POLICY and RESEARCH

The Center for Family Policy and Research (CFPR) was established in 1997 to serve as a resource for the development of effective public policies relating to children, youth and families. With a focus on integration of research, policy and practice, CFPR:

  • conducts research and disseminates evidence-based findings to inform policymakers and to enhance program development;
  • facilitates collaboration and provides leadership for systems-building efforts at the local, state and national levels; and
  • works in communities to provide education and support services to programs that serve children, youth and families.

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