Past Events

The Center for Child and Youth Policy hosts experts who specialize on issues related to children and families from across the country and a variety of disciplines for presentations that are open to all interested researchers, service providers, and students. To keep up-to-date on the events offered at the CCYP, sign up for our listserve and "Like" our Facebook page.

Past events hosted by the CCYP are below, with pictures, materials, and videos when possible.

Events Archive

2012-2013: Children and Education Reform

2011-2012: Marriage: Who needs it?

2010-2011: Children and Youth in Hard Times

2009-2010: International Perspectives

2008-2009: Reconnecting "Disconnected" Youth: The Role of Public Policy

2007-2008: Fathers and Fatherhood: What difference do Dads make in the Lives of Children?

2006-2007: Early Childhood Education

2005-2006 CCYP Seminars

2004-2005 CCYP Seminars

2003-2004 CCYP Seminars

2002-2003 CCYP Seminars

2001-2002 CCYP Seminars

UCB Child Policy Conferences

Spring 2011 Seminar Series: Marriage: Who needs it?

Unhitched: Love, Marriage, and Family Values from West Hollywood to Western China

April 3, 4:00 PM at the Faculty Club, UC Berkeley

Presentation by Judith Stacey, New York University


When Marriage Disappears: Who Marries, Who Doesn't, & Why It's Important to the Welfare of Our Children and Country

February 22, 4:00 PM at the Faculty Club, UC Berkeley

Presentation by W. Bradford Wilcox, National Marriage Project at UVA


Is Marriage for White People? How the African American Marriage Decline Affects Everyone

February 15, 4:00 PM at the Faculty Club, UC Berkeley

Presentation by Richard Banks, Stanford Law School.


The Journey Forward: Shaping Practice to Improve Outcomes for Youth Leaving Care

Wendy Smith, University of Southern California, Author of Youth Leaving Foster Care: A Developmental, Relationship-Based Approach to Practice

November 1, 2011, 4:00pm at the International House, UC Berkeley


Rethinking Child Protection

Michael Wald, Stanford Law School, Former Deputy Counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

November 14, 2011, 4:00pm at the Faculty Club at UC Berkeley