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The Homemaker Mystique featuring Celebrity Chef Cat Cora

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Breadwinning & Caregiving

Today’s working parents struggle with the pressure to be perfect at the office and at home. Media messages urge them to cook fresh and buy local, while new research shows that putting the nightly dinner on the table is increasing the stress on parents, especially those in low-income households. This Thursday, Celebrity chef and mother of 4 Cat Cora headlines a panel discussion on the way modern families are formed and cared for. Click to find out more and RSVP.

Upcoming Events

Red Army

EVENT November 20, 2014 6:30 pm– 8:30 pm

Thursday November 20, 2014

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm


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Journalism in Israel has a long legacy, with veteran media outlets covering every aspect of Israeli political and cultural life—everything from music and film stories, domestic social welfare issues, and the military occupation of the Palestinian territories.

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The Future of Reproduction

EVENT November 20, 2014 12:15 pm– 3:20 pm

Thursday November 20, 2014

12:15 pm – 3:20 pm


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And as the recent furor over Facebook and Apple’s proposal to offer to fund the freezing of their female employee’s eggs indicated, we’re far from settled about how emerging reproductive technologies will affect the way we live.

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Trapped in America's Safety Net

EVENT November 19, 2014 12:00 pm– 1:30 pm

Wednesday November 19, 2014

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm


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Please join us as we explore the ways that our nation's safety net for disabled and poor individuals and families can lock them in at their lowest point -- and how we might change it for the better.

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WEBINAR: If you build it, will they save?

EVENT November 18, 2014 2:00 pm– 3:30 pm

Tuesday November 18, 2014

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm


As it turns out, the US’s neighbor to the north has been offering a version of CSAs for over 15 years. Canada’s experience offers unique insights into these very questions and can help inform how CSAs are designed and implemented in the US.

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Books

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article | November 13, 2014
Are We About to Trade Away Critical Healthcare Access?

Are We About to Trade Away Critical Healthcare Access?

The White House believes that the TPP will be beneficial for America’s economic and political presence in Asia. Others are worried that the twelve negotiating Pacific nations, from the U.S. and Japan, to Vietnam and Peru, are trading away vital access to price-lowering generic medicines and giving already powerful pharmaceutical companies more marketplace clout.

article | November 13, 2014
The Smallest Soldiers

The Smallest Soldiers

Douglas Ollivant

we should also remember that the children of soldiers in wartime continue to make sacrifices in the service of their country.