Pandemic exposes the importance of early care and education for family life and the economy

Stephanie Jones, the Gerald S. Lesser Professor in Early Childhood Development at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and co-director of the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, speaks on the CommonWealth’s Codcast about the now even-more-evident importance of early child care and education on the health of the family and the economy.

Virtual book launch for “Critical Epidemiology and the People’s Health”

We were proud to co-sponsor the virtual launch of “Critical Epidemiology and the People’s Health,” by Jaime Breilh. This is the third book in the Small Books, Big Ideas in Population Health series (edited by Nancy Krieger). Other sponsors included: La Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar in Equador, the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, and The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (FIOCRUZ).

Webinar: Improving economic opportunity for older workers

Beth Truesdale, PhD, our recent Sloan Fellow on Aging and Work, and a current member of our research staff, presented findings from a report she wrote in this webinar co-sponsored by Brookings and the Kellogg Public-Private Initiative.