FPG to host lecture on early childhood development among Syrian Refugees

The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute will host Dr. Hirokazu Yoshikawa February 20 for a lecture titled: Improving Early Childhood Development Among Syrian Refugees in the Middle East Refugee Response Region.

FPG to host lecture on early childhood development among Syrian Refugees click to enlarge Hirokazu Yoshikawa, PhD

On February 20 at 4 pm at the Fed Ex Global Education Center, the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill will welcome Hirokazu Yoshikawa, PhD, 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. As the Courtney Sale Ross University Professor of Globalization and Education at New York University, Yoshikawa conducts research in both the United States and abroad. His current projects include providing programming for Syrian refugee families in the Middle East and Rohingya refugee families in Bangladesh.

Dr. Yoshikawa co-directs the Global TIES for Children Center, an international research center dedicated to designing, evaluating, and advising on program and youth across the globe.

The title of his lecture is Improving Early Childhood Development Among Syrian Refugees in the Middle East Refugee Response Region.

Check the FPG website for more information on this free lecture.