Institute On Family and Neighborhood Life

Affiliated Organizations

The Institute is affiliated with several outstanding organizations.  

The American Orthopsychiatric Association is a membership organization focused on mental health and social justice. 


The International Society for Child Indicators is a membership organization that brings experts from around the world together to share knowledge and experience to improve the lives of children.


The Childwatch International Research Network is a global network of institutions that collaborate in child research for the purpose of promoting child rights and improving children’s well-being around the world.
The University Based Child and Family Policy Consortium 

The Consortium engages members around the core components of the Consortium’s mission:

  • Research – scientific collaboration around child and family policy issues.
  • Career Development – cross-disciplinary undergraduate and graduate training to support the next generation of child and family policy researchers.
  • Engagement -effective research-to-policy and research-to-practice translation; efforts to use research to inform policy and practice.