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THE FACULTY PARENT 

FACULTY PARENT BOOKSHELF:
Reading, watching, and/or listening that might be of interest to caregivers.
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Check out our new website! 

Note: You can make this resource even better by adding to our campus lactation spaces map and RU-N childcare resources.

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Rutgers' Caregiver Support Pilot Program.

This back-up care benefit through Care.com was written into the current AAUP-AFT collective negotiations agreement (2022-2026).

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1 in 5 college students is a parent. This podcast is about them.

Related: "Supporting Student Parents is an Equity Imperative"

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What happens when you become your parent's parent?

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Addressing the Long-Term Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children and Families. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2023.

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If you, too, have found yourself wanting to speak your truth about faculty pandemic parenting, consider applying to join P3 Collaboratory’s Faculty Parent Task Force, which will be brainstorming ways to help support faculty parents. 
 
You’ll also be glad to know that P3 is debuting Rutgers-Newark Caregivers, a forum and listserv where you can ask questions, and share experiences, news, ideas, and resources.  
You can join any time by emailing   rncaregivers+subscribe@groups.io or by entering your email below.

PARENTING-RELATED RESOURCES & TOOLS 

Rutgers-Affiliated Enrichment Programs and Summer Camps

Caregiving-Related Benefits at Rutgers (2022-2023)

Rutgers 4-H

Because it's never too early to start thinking about summer:

Our employee discount benefit program, Abenity, has a few discounts for childcare and eldercare services and centers.  You can access Abenity here or via the Rutgers HR employee discounts page.

NEW in AY 2022-2023:

As part of the Caregiver Support Pilot Program, Rutgers' employees now have access to Lifemart discounts.  Access Lifemart discounts via rutgers.care.com and read more about the Caregiver Support Pilot Program from our bookshelf (above right).

4‑H is a community of young people across America who are learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. The New Jersey 4‑H Youth Development Program offers everyone in grades K–13, the opportunity to explore countless opportunities in science, arts, foods, outdoor adventure, and more. View Rutgers 4-H's current \ offerings at:

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