How Has the Pandemic Affected Families?

This infographic paints a picture of family life during COVID-19

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From layoffs to school closings, and from illness to loss, the pandemic created an unprecedented challenge. But through it all, American families remained resilient. In fact, 50% of Americans ages 18 to 29 said in the summer of 2020 that their relationship with immediate family members had strengthened as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Let’s get the facts on how American families have been weathering COVID-19.

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How the Pandemic Affected Parents' Work
Working parents respond to the unique demands of a unique time

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