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Living on the Edge:  An American Generation’s Journey through the 20th Century

Living on the Edge: An American Generation’s Journey through the 20th Century

March 18, 2021 | 12:00pm Richard A. Settersten, Jr. and Glen H. Elder, Jr. , Oregon State University, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

BCTR Talks at Twelve Rick Settersten and Glen Elder will join us for a discussion of their new book (with Lisa Pearce), Living on the Edge (University of Chicago Press, January 2021). Based on lifelong data drawn from the iconic Berkeley Guidance Study, the book tells the story of the rarely studied 1900 generation. Set against a century of revolutionary change, the book traces the 1900 generation’s social origins through education, marriage and childbearing, employment and their later years. From…

Protecting Families and Children in the Crosshairs of the Opioid Epidemic

Protecting Families and Children in the Crosshairs of the Opioid Epidemic

Zoom April 22, 2021 | 12:00pm Laura Tach, Elizabeth Day, Anna Steinkraus, Juliana Garcia

Policymakers, practitioners and the American public are increasingly concerned that children are experiencing severe collateral consequences from the opioid epidemic. In this talk, Cornell Project 2Gen researchers and Cornell Cooperative Extension-Tompkins County practitioners will discuss their research-practice partnership addressing the impact of the opioid epidemic on vulnerable caregivers and their children