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Children’s Rights Highlighted by Nobel Peace Prize Honorees

On October 10, 2014, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced they will award the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, both noted activists for children’s rights. At 17, Yousafzai is the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize.
Yousafzai is recognized as an advocate for children’s right to an education, particularly in the Middle East. She gained global attention after being shot by a Taliban gunman in her school bus in northern Pakistan. [...Read more]

LGBT Parenting Explored in Conversation Series Kick-Off Event


The Schubert Center began its 2014-2015 Conversation Series Exploring Equity and Resilience in Childhood on September 23 with Charlotte Patterson, PhD, a University of Virginia Professor of Psychology and Director of the Women, Gender and Sexuality Program. Patterson visited Cleveland to share her research on lesbian- and gay-parented families and participate in local discussions about issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) families.
The community and university partners for these events were:
- The Lesbian, [...Read more]

Director of Child Policy Receives Beech Brook Award for Exceptional Service to Children



The Schubert Center congratulates Gabriella Celeste, the Director of Child Policy, for receiving the 2014 Suzanne Brookhart Harrison Award for Exceptional Service to Children. She received the award at the 162nd Annual Meeting of the Beech Brook Board of Directors, where she addressed “Why Being a Voice for Children Matters Today- More Than Ever.”
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Annual Report ’13-’14 “Advancing Child Well-Being Together” Available for Download

Annual Report '13-'14 Front Cover

We at the Schubert Center for Child Studies are delighted to share news of our year’s activities with you through our interactive annual report, Advancing Child Well-Being Together, and to highlight these partnerships which advance dialogue, education and policy to action.
Thank you for the efforts and support of all who have come together with the Schubert Center during the past year, and we look forward to continuing this vital work. We are excited about another year of building bridges and Advancing Child Well-Being Together. [...Read more]

Faculty Associate Sandra Russ Recognized as a Distinguished University Professor

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The Schubert Center congratulates Faculty Associate Sandra Russ on her appointment to Distinguished University Professor. The designation of Distinguished University Professor is the highest honor that the university bestows on faculty members.
Dr. Russ is a clinical child psychologist whose research focuses on how pretend play and creativity are linked to child development. Read more about Dr. Russ’ research and her contributions to the Case community at the Case Daily. [...Read more]