In another step to significantly improve the lives of low-income children and their parents in the United States, Ascend at the Aspen Institute launched the $1 Million Aspen Institute Ascend Fund.Learn more
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U.S. unemployment has remained stubbornly high over the past several years, pushing many parents and their children into a state of economic vulnerability—and exacerbating conditions for families who were already poor or low-income prior to the 2008 recession.Learn more
Ascend is creating a vibrant and visible new network of leaders to build political will for shifts in policies, practices, and resources for vulnerable families.
The Ascend Fellowship brings together pioneering leaders who are piloting, replicating, and scaling two-generation approaches, enabling them to share knowledge, coordinate their efforts, and translate groundbreaking ideas into action.
The $1 million Ascend Innovation Fund provides flexible capital to catalyze cross-sector collaborations that increase the impact, innovation, and influence of two-generation approaches. Check back to the Ascend website in the coming weeks for more information about the Ascend Innovation Fund.
Learn more about the 2012-2013 Ascend Fellows.