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26th Annual National Symposium on Family Issues will take place Oct. 22-23

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The 2018 National Symposium on Family Issues will focus on the challenges that families in rural areas face and the strategies they take to maintain financial stability, health and well-being.

The symposium, “Rural Families and Communities,” will be held Oct. 22-23 at the Nittany Lion Inn. Sessions will focus on the developmental contexts of youth and families in the rural areas of the United States; rural poverty; and current economic and health challenges.

For more information on the conference and to register, click here.

The symposium is being sponsored by Penn State’s Social Science Research Institute; Population Research Institute; Department of Sociology and Criminology; Clinical and Translational Science Institute; Department of Human Development and Family Studies; Department of Psychology; Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education; Prevention Research Center; and the Child Study Center.

Last Updated October 02, 2018