• Women's Review of Books: January/February 2021
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    Women’s Review of Books

    January/February 2021

    The latest issue of Women’s Review of Books is here! This issue discusses Black Womanhood, alienation, bodies of all sizes, and realizing one’s identity through reading.

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  • Homepage - Finding Fuel: A Workshop for Educators
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    Finding Fuel: A Workshop for Educators

    January 28, 2021

    Dr. Betsy Nordell will lead a workshop on educator wellbeing based on her newly published book.

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  • Homepage - Moving Forward from a Year of Sacrifice
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    Moving Forward from a Year of Sacrifice

    January 2021

    Dr. Layli Maparyan looks ahead to 2021 against the backdrop of 2020.

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  • Research & Action: A Better Child Care System is Essential to Gender Equality—and Economic Recovery
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    Research & Action: A Better Child Care System is Essential to Gender Equality—and Economic Recovery

    December 2020

    In our new Research & Action Report, Wendy Robeson, Ed.D., highlights the challenges working families face during the pandemic, and how a national child care policy could help.

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  • Advancing Racial Justice
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    Advancing Racial Justice Through Research and Action

    October 2020

    Panelists discuss how they advance racial justice in their work at WCW and share ways that others can take steps in their own lives to dismantle systemic racism.

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Preventing Sexual Harassment in Schools

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Stop sexual harassment written on chalkboardNan Stein, Ed.D., brings Shifting Boundaries, a middle school sexual harassment prevention program, to new audiences.

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Examining Black Motherhood

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African American mother and daughter color Visiting Scholar Karen Craddock, Ph.D., examines Black motherhood in a new book chapter.

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Child and Parent Depression Connections

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Sad African American mother and child embraceTracy Gladstone, Ph.D., and colleagues identify a connection between youth and parents dealing with anxiety and depression.

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Collaborating to Advance Equity and SEL

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Kamilah Drummond-Forrester, M.A., Gail Cruise-Roberson, and Sarah Fiarman lead a workshop on equity and SEL at Tufts University.The National SEED Project and Open Circle teamed up to facilitate a workshop on equity and social and emotional learning at Tufts University.

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Conversations with Extended Family Can Boost Teen Sexual Health

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Adult woman and teen talkA study by Jennifer M. Grossman, Ph.D., explored how extended families support teens’ sexual health.

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Does #MeToo Represent Black Girls’ Experiences with Sexual Violence?

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Tarana Burke, founder of #MeToo Movement.Scholars from WCW investigate how Black women and girls cope with sexual violence and whether #MeToo reflects their experiences.

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Gaming Affects Youth Development

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Two middle-school-age boys play a computer game.Online games like Fortnite influence youth development, according to findings from Linda Charmaraman, Ph.D.

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Immigrant Networking and Collaboration

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Diverse young professionals at work.A new study from economist Sari Pekkala Kerr, Ph.D., highlights differences in networking habits of immigrant and non-immigrant entrepreneurs.

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Leadership in Afterschool

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National Institute on Out-of-School Time staff at 2019 National AfterSchool Association Annual Convention in New York, NYEllen Gannet, M.Ed., was honored during the 2019 National AfterSchool Association Annual Convention for her decades of leadership in the out-of-school time field.

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New Book from Peggy McIntosh

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peggy book webPeggy McIntosh, Ph.D., a leading voice on white privilege and anti-racism work, shares a collection of her essays on privilege and power in a new book.

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