Symposium on Family Issues to look at social inequality

June 10, 2013

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- “Diverging Destinies: Families in an Era of Increasing Inequality,” Penn State's 21st annual Symposium on Family Issues, will be held Oct. 7 and 8 at The Nittany Lion Inn.

The symposium will address how children, young adults, parents and families are faring in an era of increasing social inequality.

The 2013 Symposium on Family Issues is sponsored by Penn State's Population Research Institute; the Children, Youth, and Families Consortium; the departments of sociology, psychology, human development & family studies, anthropology, biobehavioral health, labor studies & employee relations; and the Prevention Research Center. The Symposium on Family Issues is sponsored annually by The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

A complete program and registration information are available at


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