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Family Policy Matters

A weekly podcast from the North Carolina Family Policy Council 

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Jun 8, 2020

This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family honors fathers and Father’s Day with a special show. Host Traci DeVette Griggs welcomes Dr. Linda Nielsen, a professor of education and author of a new book on the importance of father-daughter relationships. Dr. Nielsen discusses the critical role of a father in his...


Jun 1, 2020

This week on Family Policy Matters, host Traci DeVette Griggs sits down again with Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse of The Ruth Institute to discuss the issue of surrogacy. Dr. Morse shares how surrogacy ignores the rights of the child, and often leads down a dangerous path to the commodification of both children and women.


May 18, 2020

This week on Family Policy Matters, host Traci DeVette Griggs sits down with Leila Miller to discuss her newest book, “Impossible” Marriages Redeemed: They Didn’t End the Story in the Middle. Miller shares how so many married couples have weathering storms that may seem insurmountable to most, and what advice she...


May 4, 2020

This week on Family Policy Matters, host Traci DeVette Griggs talks to Dr. Angela Rachidi about her recent essay, “A Future of Work that Complements Family Life.” Dr. Rachidi explains how one silver lining of current COVID-19 pandemic is employers and employees discovering that working from home can be successful,...


Feb 24, 2020

This week on Family Policy Matters, host Traci DeVette Griggs talks to Henry Olsen, senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, about a new survey of American voters on paid family leave. Olsen shares the surprising findings that support for paid family leave spans the partisan divide and is highly important...