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Gertrud Lenzer, Founding Director of the Children's Studies Center for Research, Policy, and Public Service

Gertrud Lenzer, founding director of the Children's Studies Center for Research, Policy, and Public Service

The Children's Studies Center for Research, Policy and Public Service at Brooklyn College was established in 1997. The center concentrates on pedagogy, research and public service to the community. Major activities of the center are participation in local, national, and international research efforts on behalf of children and youth, and assistance to governmental and advocacy agencies as well as community-based organizations in their work on behalf of children and young people.