To provide leadership and support for professionals whose work assists individuals, families, and communities in making informed decisions about their well being, relationships, and resources to achieve optimal quality of life.
NCFR's mission is to provide an educational forum for family researchers, educators, and practitioners to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and family relationships, establish professional standards, and work to promote family well-being.
One of the world's largest behavioral and social science research and evaluation organizations. Our overriding goal is to use the best science available to bring the most effective ideas and approaches to enhancing everyday life
A nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level
Decision makers like caseworkers, community leaders, agency directors and legislators want to know what works. That’s where Chapin Hall steps in. Chapin Hall combines rigorous research methods to generate evidence, while providing implementation support to apply that evidence in the field.
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) has established itself as a leading institution in the field of migration policy and as a source of authoritative research, learning opportunities, and new policy ideas.
A trusted source for unbiased, authoritative insights that inform consequential choices about the well-being of people and places in the United States. We are a nonprofit research organization that believes decisions shaped by facts, rather than ideology, have the power to improve public policy and practice, strengthen communities, and transform people’s lives for the better.
Focuses on strengthening families, building stronger communities and ensuring access to opportunity, because children need all three to succeed. We advance research and solutions to overcome the barriers to success, help communities demonstrate what works and influence decision makers to invest in strategies based on solid evidence.
A leading institution in the effort to improve the lives and prospects of all children and youth through rigorous research. Our work has helped shape the public policies that affect children and families, strengthened a wide array of social services, and increased public awareness of child and youth issues.
One of the nation's oldest and largest multidisciplinary centers devoted to the study of children and their families. About 275 researchers, implementation and technical assistance specialists, staff, and students work on more than 60 projects related to developmental disabilities; early care and education; physical, social, and emotional health; and racial, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity.
Dedicated to improving public well-being and reimagining the way the world gathers and uses data. Our 1,200-plus experts uncover evidence that gives our partners the confidence and clarity they need to find out what can be done, how to make it happen, and where to go next. We dive into urgent social challenges with rigor and objectivity to surface evidence and understanding that weather the toughest tests.
The Center is a hub of research to improve the lives of low-income Hispanics across three areas: early care and education, healthy marriage and responsible fatherhood, and poverty and economic self-sufficiency. A key goal of the Center is to build capacity within the research, policy, and practice communities, including the training of an increased number of young scholars focused on low-income Hispanic children and families
RAND research addresses child health and how families and neighborhoods affect child well-being. Other family-focused research covers topics such as immigration, caregiving, and household finances. Through studies on families as well as community resilience, RAND develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous.