Congratulations to Deszeree Thomas

Congratulations to Deszeree Thomas on her recent appointment to a committee organized by UCLA’s Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy and sponsored by the Annie E. Casey Foundation and Palette Fund.   The purpose of the committee is to propose a research agenda for LGBTQ youth of color in the child… continue reading

BGHRA Transnational Perspectives on Black Germany Conference

Childhood Studies doctoral student, Rosemaire Pena is the president of the Black German Heritage and Research Association (BGHRA) which is colaborating with the University of Toronto in hosting the 3-day conference, “Transnational Perspectives on Black Germany,” in Toronto, Ontario on May 23-25, 2018.   Read more here.

Food-Insecure Teens Focus on Helping Moms Put Food on the Table, says New Rutgers–Camden Research

As Kate Cairns explains, when it comes to discussing food insecurity – the lack of consistent access to nutritious, culturally appropriate food – her research shows a surprising finding: young people don’t focus on their own hunger, but rather on how they can help their mothers put food on the table. Source: “Food-Insecure Teens Focus… continue reading