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Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture

August 1, 2018

Awake to Woke to Work, a report from Equity in the Center, outlines ways that organizations can help dismantle structural racism and inequities both inside and outside their organizations. The report identifies three proactive organizational stages that build race equity culture — one that is focused on “proactive counteraction of race inequities.” The “awake” stage […]

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Boys and Men of Color Thought Leadership Convening: Report & Call to Action

January 31, 2017

Convening Objectives On December 7, 2016, thirty-two leaders from a range of human service organizations convened to reflect on the sector’s existing and emerging role in increasing well-being of boys and men of color in the United States. Participants included direct service providers, research and advocacy groups, national membership organizations, and philanthropic foundations. The group […]

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The Two-Generation Approach Framework: A Closer Look at State-Level Implementation

September 16, 2016

Building Family Well-Being with State-Level Two-Generation Frameworks The National Human Services Assembly has released “The Two-Generation Approach Framework: A Closer Look at State-Level Implementation” funded by The Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report explores how three states–Colorado, Connecticut, and Utah–are developing and implementing a Two-Generation (Two-Gen) framework in their human service programs. The Two-Gen approach […]

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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty in Young Families: Two-Generation Policy Recommendations

April 14, 2015

Recent economic downturns tremendously impacted communities and families in the United States, especially young families. There is a growing chorus of voices calling for new models and solutions that meet the needs of both young parents and their children collectively. Two-generation programming provides an important poverty reduction roadmap for young families, making service providers, policy […]

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Two-Gen Outcomes Bank from Ascend at the Aspen Institute

April 14, 2015

Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s 2Gen (Two-Gen) Outcomes Bank is designed to help capture and organize the outcomes, research, tools, and evidence base for two-generation approaches, strategies, and programs. Within the database, you will find outcomes, indicators, and research organized by child, parent, and family across the core 2Gen components of education, economic assets, health […]

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