Despite the unexpected, professor persists

“The opportunity to learn about child poverty in Iran was so unique,” David says. “And I was so excited to dialogue with Iranian graduate students. I wanted to provide them with a different perspective and felt that the exchange of knowledge should overcome political differences.”

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U.S. social policies helped keep child poverty rates from climbing during Great Recession

Experiencing poverty in childhood can have lifetime impacts for those children; past research has shown that children who grow up in poverty are more likely to struggle in school, earn less money throughout life; and experience family instability as adults.

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Busy summer spent working on her PROMISE

Cheyla Moranchel’s summer was full of PROMISE. The CPHHS Public Health and Human Development and Family Sciences junior participated in the 10-week paid internship program and gained valuable experience and knowledge about child poverty in Oregon.