Webinars

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…

Webinar: Building 2Gen Communities: Lessons from Sarasota and Austin


View a recording of this webinar here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/5309566221611456006 Thursday, April 6 – Webinar: Building 2Gen Communities: Lessons from Sarasota and Austin Leading 2Gen innovators John Annis (Ascend Fellow and Executive Vice President of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County) and Sue Carpenter (United Way for Greater Austin) shared their step-by-step process of developing two-generation solutions that…

Webinar: 2Gen Opportunities in ESSA


ESSA was signed into law in December 2015, as a bipartisan re-authorization of the national education law, replacing the previous No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) from 2002. In this webinar, we will provide an overview of the law’s major tenets, and explore how ESSA encourages increased collaboration in local communities so that parents, schools,…