Election 2012's Impact on Parents: New Survey Reveals The Issues That Parents Need The Candidates To Address In The First Presidential Debate

Sep 24, 2012, 10:39 ET from The Center for the Next Generation

Parents Magazine and The Center for the Next Generation Survey Highlights Revealing Insights about the Day To Day Worries of Postrecession Parenthood

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The Center for the Next Generation:

WHO:    Dana Points, Editor-in-Chief, Parents
             Matt James, President, The Center for the Next Generation
             Mark McKinnon, Global Vice Chair-Creative, Hill+Knowlton Strategies
             Jim Steyer, Co-Founder, The Center for the Next Generation

WHAT:   This survey of over 2,100 moms and dads shows that no facet of modern family life, including education, health care, family size, and after school activities has been untouched by the wide-ranging impact of the Great Recession.  These insights highlight how important it is for parents to hear each of the candidates address their plans for the future of American families during the October 3rd debate on domestic policy.

WHERE: Dial 800-210-9006, Conference Call ID is 5719945

WHEN:   September 26, 2012 at 10am/ET

About The Center for the Next Generation:

The Center for the Next Generation works to shape national dialogue around two major challenges that affect the prospects of America's Next Generation—advancing a sustainable energy future and improving opportunities for children and families. As a nonpartisan organization, the Center generates original strategies that advance these goals through research, policy development and strategic communications. In our home state of California, the Center works to create ground-tested solutions that demonstrate success to the rest of the nation.

About Parents:

Parents was founded in 1926 and, along with American Baby, FamilyFun and Ser Padres, makes up The Meredith Parents Network portfolio of parenthood brands. Parents is the leading voice for a community of more than 15 million moms who are engaged and inspired by the brand's trusted content. In turn, these moms enlighten and inspire others by joining ongoing conversations about parenthood via Parents.com as well through Parents' robust presence on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr.  Parents is dedicated to engaging and inspiring moms with the information they need, wherever they go.

SOURCE The Center for the Next Generation