Can Community Marriage Initiatives Reduce Community Divorce Rates?

by McKell Jorgensen and Alan J. Hawkins

The Bottom Line First:  A community-wide, religious-sector effort to increase participation in marriage and relationship education services in Jacksonville, Florida, appears to have reduced the divorce rate there by nearly 30%, 3 times more than in the rest of Florida. And a new initiative wants to fund other community efforts to replicate these results. Continue reading “Can Community Marriage Initiatives Reduce Community Divorce Rates?”