NCDP Perspectives

Feeling helpless at home? Try giving


This pandemic, so pervasive it seems dreamed up in Hollywood, can lead to a feeling of helplessness as we sit at home doing our best to practice social distancing. If you are feeling like you want to do something to help, you are not alone.

November 11, 2020

Racial Disparities and COVID-19


As the world scrambles each week to grapple with the seemingly insurmountable number of positive cases and deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic, public policy is failing some of America’s most vulnerable communities. Although COVID-19

May 13, 2020

Domestic Violence Amid COVID-19: A Hidden Epidemic


As the world grapples with the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are catching sight of an additional public health emergency: domestic violence and child abuse. Restricted movement and mounting stress cultivate conditions for more frequent and more dangerous violence in the home.

May 4, 2020