Named in honor of American educator and cultural critic
John Addison Howard, The Howard Center is unique among serious students of family, religion, and a free society.
Publishers of The Family in America, New Research, and The Religion &
Society Report, The Howard Center is a leader among conservative and pro-family
intellectual thought. As founder and co-convener of the World Congress of Families, The
Howard Center shines a bright light of truth for all families of the world struggling to
keep structurally intact, educated and informed, and insulated from modernist
Howard Center truly is a center for research, and the home for solutions. Dr. Allan C.
Carlson is president of The Howard Center.
The David M. Kennedy Center for International Studies and the J. Reuben Clark School of
Law, in partnership with the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University, have
established World Family Policy Center to provide world-wide democratic input and effectively
educate the United Nations on pro-family and other value-based issues. World Family Policy Center
facilitates international democratic debate by serving as an exchange point for the
discussion and evaluation of emerging international legal norms and as active participants
in the debate, adoption, and implementation of UN norms. World Family Policy Center
objectives by various means, including a site on the World Wide Web, consistent attendance
and participation in major UN Conferences, and the sponsorship of significant world-wide
conferences on family policy. Dr. Richard G. Wilkins is the
director of World Family Policy Center.