Webinars

You can view our webinars below, organized in chronological order, or visit our channel page to view webinars by content category.

Strategies for Centering Families: New Narratives, Better Policies


On Thursday, November 30, 2017, we hosted a webinar to explore effective policymaking strategies that replace false narratives with real family voices and experiences. Speakers highlighted recommendations from a new paper, Becoming Visible: Welfare, Race, and Political Voice in Jackson, Mississippi, which details the experiences of families in affordable housing in the context of social…

Webinar: Family-Centered Coaching with Ascend and the Prosperity Agenda


Ascend and The Prosperity Agenda conducted a webinar on November 13 at 3pmĀ  on Family-Centered Coaching. Family-Centered Coaching is a set of strategies, tools, and resources that can help programs, agencies, case managers, coaches, and others change the ways they work with families striving to reach their goals. Participants learned about the toolkit that The…

Webinar: Family Strengthening & Support as a 2Gen Platform


The Ascend Network hosted a webinar on September 7 on Family Strengthening & Support as a 2Gen Platform. This webinar highlighted perspectives from Ascend Network leadership at the national, state, and local levels on the standards of quality, 2Gen frameworks, and community partnerships engaged in family strengthening and support. Partners shared how they utilize 2Gen…

Webinar: The Importance of Cultural Competence in 2Gen Programs


Cultural competence is a set of behaviors, attitudes, approaches, and policies that come together and enable systems and agencies to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. Ascend is committed to applying an intersectional lens – across race, class, and gender – to how organizations serve families in a two-generation way. In this webinar, The Importance of…

Webinar: 2Gen and Immigration


This webinar is part of a series dedicated to Ascend Network Partners. The webinar focused on how the 2Gen approach applies to immigration policy and the current immigration landscape and featured speakers Arlisle Ford (Educational Alliance), Jon Fox-Rubin (Valley Settlement), and Jahaziel Hriart (CAP Tulsa). View the webinar slides and listen to a recording. 

Webinar: Connecting the Network and Ascend in 2017


This webinar is part of a series dedicated to Ascend Network Partners. The webinar highlighted Ascend’s 2017 policy goals and polling conducted by Lake Research Partners in 2016. Participants heard from Ascend’s executive director, Anne Mosle, about Ascend’s policy goals this year and beyond, as well as leading pollster, Celinda Lake, about the polling that…