In 2013, NCFR marks its 75th anniversary, and that is reason to celebrate.
Formed in 1938 as the National Conference on Family Relations, our organization has evolved into the premier professional association for the multidisciplinary study and understanding of families.
NCFR staff and members of the 75th anniversary advisory committee put together several initiatives to recognize the landmark year that would . . .
Mary Jo Czaplewski, past executive director, is working on a comprehensive review of NCFR through the decades.
Jason Samuels, IT director, has retrieved hundreds of documents from the NCFR archives and is curating articles, reports, proceedings, and historical publications to compliment the narrative.
Conference consultant Cindy Winter is acquiring and organizing additional materials and ideas from long-time members and her own 40+ years as the NCFR conference director.
Much more will be coming in the near future. For an easy introduction, check out the historical videos already posted.
The annual conference was November 6-9 in San Antonio, Texas. It was the best attended conference in almost 15 years. Special celebratory events included
Visit the 2013 conference recordings section for links to many session videos including the NCFR history session. The Stephanie Coontz address will be available later in January.