Topic: Family

Here is One Mother’s Day Gift: End Family Detention

May 7, 2015
Mother's Day Sign

All across the country families are celebrating Mother’s Day. However, for the thousands of refugee mothers and children held hostage in prison-like conditions by a wrong-headed and mean-spirited U.S. policy, there will be little to celebrate.

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The Benefits to a Paid Family Leave Law That Nobody is Talking About

Feb. 24, 2015
The Benefits to a Paid Family Leave Law That Nobody is Talking About

This month marks 22 years since the passage of the Family and Medical Leave Act. The FMLA was an important first step toward improving the lives of American workers by helping them secure unpaid leave from their jobs for a variety of family issues, while protecting their employment security.

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Ramadan, Islamic and Arab Experts

Aug. 20, 2009

This week, followers of the faith of Islam will begin to celebrate Ramadan, one of the religion's most important observances, which will continue through Sept. 20. Scholars at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the Islamic faith, history and culture, and the Arab world from a variety of perspectives.

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Hogg Foundation Hires Liaisons with Mental Health Expertise to Represent the Voices of Consumers and Their Families

Nov. 19, 2008

For the first time in its 68-year history, the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health has hired two liaisons to bring the voices of consumers of mental health services and their families to the foundation's strategic planning, grant making, programs and policy activities.

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From devotion to divorce, family scientists explore what makes parents tick

Oct. 13, 2008

Parentology: One of the most fascinating aspects of studying parenting, say professors Deborah Jacobvitz and Nancy Hazen-Swann, is observing how parents confront (or fail to confront) the legacies of their own childhoods.

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