News Category: events

2016 Texas Fatherhood Summit: Building the Evidence Base for Fatherhood Programs on Feb. 3

Jan. 14, 2016

UPDATE: Find all post-event links and resources here

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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2016 – THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, AT&T EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AND CONFERENCE CENTER

Registration: txfatherhoodsummit.eventbrite.com

The Raising of America: Early Childhood and the Future of our Nation

Oct. 16, 2015

The U.S. is a can-do nation. So why has child wellbeing in the U.S. fallen to 26th out of 29 nations? How does what Paul Kershaw calls the “growing squeeze” on parents and caregivers for time, money, and resources alter the architecture of the developing brain of our infants? What are the potential consequences for individual learning, earning, and mental and physical health? For the future health, prosperity, and equity of the nation? And how might we do better?

HUD Secretary Julian Castro at the LBJ School: #HUDAT50 #LBJHUD50

Sept. 10, 2015

The LBJ School of Public Affairs was honored to host HUD Secretary Julián Castro yesterday as he commemorated (to the day) the 50th Anniversary of the creation of HUD by President Johnson. CFRP Director Cynthia Osborne met Secretary Castro after his inspirational address, and our own Graduate Research Assistant Jose Vazquez (red and blue shirt) was selected to participate in a small student discussion.

CFRP Event 10/15: Screening of "The Raising of America" with Special Guest Dr. Libby Doggett

Sept. 3, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin
The LBJ School of Public Affairs | Bass Lecture Hall
Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

4/28/15 Event at the Capitol: A Bold New Agenda by the Next Generation of Leaders

April 22, 2015

The Honorable Sen. Rodney Ellis is hosting “Ensuring Sustainable Employment – A Bold New Agenda,” a presentation by LBJ graduate students at the Texas State Capitol on Tuesday, April 28 at 12:15 p.m. in Legislative Conference Room E2.002A. The students are in CFRP Director Dr. Cynthia Osborne's Policy Research Project (PRP) class and will share their yearlong research on specific policy objectives of the “new war on poverty” and unveil bold ideas for increasing sustainable employment among Texans and Americans.

CFRP at SRCD 2015

March 20, 2015

The Society for Research in Child Development is holding its biennial meeting this weekend in (not so sunny) Philadelphia. The event is an invaluable multidisciplinary forum for researchers to share and learn about the many facets of child development. CFRP's Dr. Kaeley Bobbitt (Saturday) and Abby Lane (Friday) are there now presenting some great posters, and they would love to talk to you if you're attending. Details are below.

Save the Date 4/16/15: CFRP Symposium on Evidence-Based Policy and Its Limits

Jan. 16, 2015

CFRP Symposium on Evidence-Based Policy and Its Limits 

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Ron Haskins
Thursday, April 16, 2015, 9:00am-12:30pm
LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin

Post Event Wrap-up: Toxic Stress and Early Childhood

Nov. 18, 2014

Toxic Stress and Early Childhood: What Policy Makers and Funders Need to Know

Friday, November 14, 2014 - Texas State Capitol Auditorium & Legislative Conference Center

The Child and Family Research Partnership at The University of Texas at Austin's LBJ School of Public Affairs, TexProtects, and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) co-hosted the event to inform policy makers, professionals, and academics about the impacts of early childhood adversity on physiological development.

Special Event - Toxic Stress and Early Childhood: What Policy Makers and Funders Need to Know

Oct. 24, 2014

Toxic Stress and Early Childhood: What Policy Makers and Funders Need to Know

Friday, November 14, 2014 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Texas State Capitol Auditorium & Legislative Conference Center | 1100 Congress Avenue, Austin, TX