State of America’s Fathers

Families and Work Institute is pleased to be a partner in creating the State of America’s Fathers where we release a preview of findings from the 2016 National Study of the Changing Workforce.


Leading researchers partner to take a critical look at what fatherhood means for American families in 2016

Fathers in the United States are more involved than ever before, but gender equality, child development, and the wealth of the nation rely on advancing this movement, finds the first ever “State of America’s Fathers” report

There is a tale of two fatherhoods in the United States. High-­income dads are championed for playing active roles in their children’s lives and they’re getting headlines, while low-­income dads, many nonresident, are often either valued or stigmatized simply by

FWI Reports

Workflex and Managers Guide: Setting You and Your Team Up for Success



This very latest When Work Works report is the go-to-guide for managers, offering tips and practical advice about managing performance and flexibility. Click here to download the Guide.

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When Work Works Award – Applications now open! Apply from now to November 18 for a chance to showcase your effective and flexible workplace and be recognized among the nation’s top employers.

New Beginnings for Families and Work Institute! “From a place of strength, we are taking the bold move to divide the organization into two parts: our workforce/workplace work and children’s work, including Mind in the Making.” Click here to read Ellen Galinsky’s full post.

FWI extends our condolences to the family of J. Randall MacDonald. A colleague and friend, Randy’s visionary leadership and extraordinary contributions to the practice of HR and to the work life movement impacted countless numbers throughout his career. He received FWI’s Work Life Leadership Award in 2005.

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