November 28, 2018
The Opioid Epidemic in Tompkins County
Cornell Project 2Gen and CCE Tompkins have partnered together, through the support of the William T. Grant Foundation, to examine the association between the opioid epidemic and child maltreatment rates in low-income, rural communities. Join us for a discussion to share insights including:
Local impacts and responses to the epidemic
Unmet needs of families affected by opioid misuse
Opportunities for research-practice collaborations
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 10:00am-12:30pm
BorgWarner Room in the Tompkins County Library
101 East Green Street, Ithaca, NY
What is a Community Café?
A Café is a community conversation hosted by community partners.
Café conversations spark leadership to develop the supportive relationships necessary to strengthen families.
Cafés support culturally diverse families in working together for a common cause.
Cafés help to engage and empower families and communities.
Bridging the Gap: Connecting Research and Policy in the New York State Legislature
April 24, 2018
Cornell Project 2Gen hosted its first annual presentation connecting Cornell researchers with New York policymakers, “Supporting Vulnerable New York Families.” This event gave state legislators and their staff, as well as staff from the governor’s office, the opportunity to engage with Cornell researchers about strategies to support struggling families in New York State. This event was closed to the general public and media, but program materials will be posted in the weeks to come.
Cornell Project 2Gen Inaugural: Disrupting the Cycle of Poverty: Two-Generation Approaches from Research, Practice, and Policy
October 23, 2017
We celebrated the launch of Cornell Project 2Gen with a panel discussion among noted scholars, practitioners, and policymakers: Disrupting the Cycle of Poverty: Two-Generation Approaches from Research, Practice, and Policy. The panelists were Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Lisa Gennetian, Svante Myrick, and Lori Severens.
Read the Cornell Chronicle's coverage of the event.