The State of Two-Generation Work
“State of the Field: Two-Generation Approaches to Family Well-Being” is a new report released by Ascend at the Aspen Institute. This resource is designed for policymakers, philanthropists, practitioners, researchers, and others interested in learning what the two-generation (2Gen) approach has accomplished, why and how it has accelerated so quickly, and what different sectors can do […]
Two-generation approaches to updating human services systems are making sure that there are equal, simultaneous, and intentional efforts to build the well-being of children and the adults in their lives. This simple idea should be a no-brainer —– but 2Gen proponents have found that, too often, key audiences don’t quite get it. A new resource, […]
With collectively more than 100 years of policy expertise and values-based leadership between us, Ascend at the Aspen Institute and the Housing Opportunity and Services Together initiative at the Urban Institute partnered to develop a set of recommendations on how to harness assisted housing and public-private housing partnerships for better outcomes for families. By Dr. […]
This webinar will speak to the growing desire of 2Gen organizations to address the specific needs of the justice-involved families they serve. We will draw on the expertise of the Vera Institute and various Network Partners to highlight the unique challenges facing these families and successful models allowing them to thrive. Register here. *Webinar not […]
The Two-Generation (Two-Gen) approach builds well-being by working with families to support early childhood education, elementary education, economic stability, and family engagement.