Holidays are a great time for family fun. But they also present real challenges for families, from coping with in-laws and former spouses, to fending off awkward questions about partners and children (or the lack of same), to avoiding over-indulgence in food, drinking, and gift-giving. And this year there may be more stress than usual […]
One of the foremost authorities on American family life will speak about the contradictions and dilemmas in American marital values and behaviors at the Council on Contemporary Families’ 12th Annual Conference, Saturday, April 18, at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Andrew Cherlin, Griswold Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at Johns Hopkins University, will report on his new book, The Marriage-Go-Round: The State of Marriage and the Family in America Today (Knopf; release date April 14).
The Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) was pleased to present its Seventh Annual Media Awards on Friday, April 17th at its annual conference in Chicago, Illinois. The ceremony took place at 5:30 PM at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Student Center (750 South Halsted, Room 605), following a day of panels about relationships, sexuality, and equality. Afterwards, CCF celebrated with a wine and cheese reception.