Webinars

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,…

Webinar: Parent Voices and Public Opinion – Strong Support for the 2Gen Approach


Please join Ascend at the Aspen Institute for a webinar to hear “hot off the press” results of parent focus groups and public opinion polling conducted by Lake Research Partners over the last two weeks. Ascend conducted parent focus groups in Denver, Cleveland and Philadelphia learn firsthand about their hopes, challenges and opportunities as 21st…

Webinar: Whole Family Approaches to Address Global Poverty


A whole family approach is built on the premise that conditions that affect the family will have an impact on child development as will the direct experiences of the child. Giving children a strong start in life and creating stability for the family require a focus on the whole, and in particular, on children’s well-being…

Behavioral Economics & 2Gen Partnerships


This webinar begins with an overview of behavioral economics and its underlying principles. It continues with a focus on how organizations can use behavioral science to strengthen partnerships for their 2Gen work. The webinar features: United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Ascend Network Partner Joe Baumann, behavioral economist Marjorie Sims, managing director, Ascend at the Aspen…

2Gen 101 Webinar


Have you heard about the two-generation (2Gen) framework?  Ascend is hosting a series of webinars to provide an overview of the (2Gen) framework that supports children and the adults in their lives together. In the webinars, we will be sharing examples of 2Gen work currently being implemented across the country and highlight opportunities ahead. There will be time…