The Journal of Family Strengths (JFS), formerly Family Preservation Journal, is an open-access, peer-reviewed online journal produced by the CHILDREN AT RISK Institute in partnership with the Center for Family Strengths at the University of Houston-Downtown and the The TMC Library. JFS is devoted to presenting theoretical, policy, practice, and evaluation articles on the strengths perspective in family-centered practice to improve services that promote and sustain family systems.

If you have questions about the submission or review process, please contact jfs@childrenatrisk.org for assistance.

Current Issue: Volume 16, Issue 1 (2016) Latino Civic and Social Engagement: Voices, Experiences, Trials, and Triumphs



The Latino Experience in America
Robert D. Sanborn and Angelo P. Giardino

Reflections From the Special Issue Editors


Latino Civic and Social Engagement
Bernardo E. Pohl Jr, Viola Garcia, and Traqina Emeka



The Continuum of Lens through Which Teachers View Cultural Differences: How Perceptions Impact Pedagogy
Constance Harris Russell, Denise McDonald, Lisa A. Jones, and Laurie Weaver


Brown Beauty: Body Image, Latinas, and the Media
D. Milton Stokes, Christopher F. Clemens, and Diana I. Rios

Invited Commentary

Book Review