Our panelists will consider promising, on-the-ground interventions and offer recommendations aimed at helping American communities and individuals better support youth who are disconnected from their biological parents.
Fifty years ago today, Lyndon B. Johnson stood before the U.S. Congress and, in his State of the Union address, declared, “This administration today, here and now, declares unconditional war on poverty in America.”
Harvard University released the results of a new national poll this week, examining the latest attitudes of 18- to 29-year-olds on matters of political economy. The big surprise is that Millennials overwhelmingly disapprove of Obamacare.
At this event, Mary Eberstadt, Nick Schulz, and W. Bradford Wilcox will discuss these and other changes in America’s family structure over the last half-century, in the process examining important economic and cultural consequences on the horizon.
The new Economic Values Survey, recently published by the Brookings Institution and the Public Religion Research Institute, has been lighting up the blogosphere this week—with many pundits singing just one tune.
Rather than focusing primarily on questions about the Right and Left, Jim Wallis’s new book, "On God’s Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn’t Learned About Serving the Common Good," asks readers to “go deeper” and to recall the ancient religious commitment to the common good.
This week Ron Sider, founder and president of Evangelicals for Social Action, resigned from the America Association of Retired People (AARP). Tuesday afternoon he went public with his rationale on HuffPo's religion blog.
Joshua DuBois is stepping down today as director of the federal government’s Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, as President Obama announced yesterday at the National Prayer Breakfast. He leaves behind a record of faith-based engagement that includes some successes but also a troubling tendency to scant the office’s core mission in favor of community organizing.