Hiro Yoshikawa, 'Improving Early Childhood Development Among Syrian Refugees in the Middle East Refugee Response Region'

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February 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm
February 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
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301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) is pleased to host Hiro Yoshikawa for a visiting lecture in the FPG lecture series. Hiro Yoshikawa is a community and developmental psychologist studying the effects of public policies and programs related to immigration, early childhood, and poverty reduction on children’s development. He conducts research in both the United States and in low- and middle-income countries. is current projects include providing programming for Syrian refugee families in the Middle East and Rohingya refugee families in Bangladesh. He co-directs the Global TIES for Children Center, an international research center dedicated to designing, evaluating and advising on program and policies to improve the lives of children and youth across the globe.

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