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Overview: The economic crisis provides the time to prepare employers to create child care options, robust work/life policies, and creative approaches to "balance" work responsibilities and the changing personal and family commitments of employees.

Cornell Research on Productivity Benefits of Child Care Supports to Workers in NYC

Evaluation Reports on Cornell's Child Care Grant Program

Conference Materials and Resources

"Designing Work-Family Policies for Families, Employers and Gender Equity" 
September, 16, 2010

Professor Warner presented at the "Designing Work-Family Policies for Families, Employers and Gender Equity" event sponsored by the Institute for Women's Policy Research and the New America Foundation in Washington, DC on September 16, 2010.  See slides from the presentation.

"Preparing for the New Century: Innovative Work and Family Strategies"
June 3-4, 2009, Cornell University

View the conference program.

Short summary of Cornell Policies and Workshop Recommendations

Conference summary and policy recommendations, distributed by Committee for Economic Development

Report on the conference: Shellenback, Karen and Mildred E. Warner 2009. "Integrating Care, Work and Community: New Policies for a New Economy, A Report from the Cornell University Conference: Preparing for the New Century: Innovative Work and Family Strategies."