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Elevate Your Two-Gen Communications

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Elevate Your Two-Gen Communications

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, […]

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Place Matters: A Two-Generation Approach to Housing

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. […]

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The Power of Re-Entry: Supporting Justice-Involved Families

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 […]

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Two-Generation

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.

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

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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