Work and Family

New Free Wharton Online Course -- Leading the Life You Want with Stew Friedman

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New Free Wharton Online Course -- Leading the Life You Want with Stew Friedman
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Coursera

Welcome to the Better Life Lab: The Future of Work, Gender and Social Policy

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Blog
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Welcome to the Better Life Lab: The Future of Work, Gender and Social Policy
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Slate
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Brigid Schulte

The Better Life Lab Channel, a partnership between New America’s Better Life Lab and Slate, is launching with a pop-up blog that will explore why striking a good balance between work life and family life seems so unattainable for so many people—and what we as individuals, as organizations, and as policy makers can do about it.

Why Data Needs a Story to Make a Difference

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Blog
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Why Data Needs a Story to Make a Difference
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Ere Media
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Robin Hardman

Trying to sell a new idea or program to senior leadership? Or showcase your organization’s features to win a corporate award or land a grant? We’ve all been told that “making the business case” comes down to having good data. But while data is critical, it’s not everything.

New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members

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Announcement
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New CW&F Issue Available Online for WFRN Members
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Community, Work & Family Journal
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dowgun

The new issue of  the Community, Work & Family journal (Volume 20, Issue 3, July 2017) is now available online here. Please note that you must be a member of WFRN and logged on to the WFRN website to access the issue.

Research Survey

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Research Survey
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www.Education-Navigation.com
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Debra Isaacs Schafer

Asking for input from Work/Life, HR, & Benefits leaders as we conduct some brief research on benefits for working parents.  The survey will take 5 minutes and your input would be most appreciated.

Social Work and the Military: Treating Veterans and Their Families

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Infographic
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Social Work and the Military: Treating Veterans and Their Families
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The University of Nevada, Reno School of Social Work

With more than 19.3 million veterans in America, there is a great need for military social workers. The last figures from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) shows that some 70 million families in the United States are eligible for VA benefits. This includes veterans themselves, spouses, family members and any other dependents for which the veteran may be responsible.

Video: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

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Blog
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Video: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

ICYMI: On April 13, 1 Million for Work Flexibility teamed up with our supporter ThirdPath Institute to co-host a special “Thursdays with ThirdPath” event focused on redefining the rules of work and family. Watch the recording, featuring Jessica DeGroot, Lotte Bailyn, and Joyce Fletcher, here. 

Webinar: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

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Announcement
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Webinar: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work
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1 Million for Work Flexibility

Webinar: Whole Life Leaders—How Love and Play Improve the Way We Work

Date: Thursday, April 13

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET

Panelists: Lotte Bailyn, Joyce Fletcher, Jessica DeGroot

 

Call for Papers EDI Conference: The Work-life Interface for Workers with Diverse and Intersecting Identities

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Call for Papers
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Call for Papers EDI Conference: The Work-life Interface for Workers with Diverse and Intersecting Identities
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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference 2017
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Alexandra Beauregard / Middlesex University Business School

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Julie Smolyansky: CEO of LifeWay Foods on having a Whole Life

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Interview
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Julie Smolyansky: CEO of LifeWay Foods on having a Whole Life
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Work and Life Podcast
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