• Engage: #2Gen

Two generations. One future.

Parent Voices: Amber Angel

Parent Voices: Amber Angel

Parent Voices: Genesis Batalla and Kristina Jorgenson

Parent Voices: Genesis Batalla and Kristina Jorgenson

Parents Genesis Batalla and Kristina Jorgenson share their experiences.

Commissioner Dr. Raquel Hatter 2G for Tennessee

Commissioner Dr. Raquel Hatter 2G for Tennessee

2015 ThinkXChange: Weaving and Charting Opportunities for 2Gen in 2016

2015 ThinkXChange: Weaving and Charting Opportunities for 2Gen in 2016

Over the last 18 months, Ascend Network Partners have developed tools, launched pilots, spurred collaborations, implemented policies, and helped move families in communities toward opportunity. Celebrate the impact of their work while looking ahead at both network and demographic next steps: how can you engage more deeply in the 2Gen field, and what are the demographic shifts and trends that shape it?

ThinkXChange: Making Tomorrow Better… Together

ThinkXChange: Making Tomorrow Better… Together

Building on decades of research and innovation, the 2Gen field has emerged in the last five years as a movement with staying power. And the Ascend Network is a growing, vital part of it. This interactive plenary will explore the intergenerational focus, commitment to cross-discipline and cross-sector solutions, and racial equity and gender lenses that are at the heart of 2Gen. Listen to Ascend Network Partners highlight how 2Gen approaches have gained traction and momentum across the country – and where this movement should go next. Speakers include: Betsy Delgado, Goodwill Industries of Indianapolis; Aisha Nyandoro, Springboard to Opportunity; Rod Bremby, CT Department of Human Services; Liane Wong, David and Lucile Packard Foundation; Tameka Henry, Acelero Learning; Rick Noriega, AVANCE, Inc.; Anne Mosle, Ascend at the Aspen Institute

Anne Mosle on the Bottom Line report

Anne Mosle on the Bottom Line report

Anne Mosle, vice president at the Aspen Institute and executive director of Ascend at the Aspen Institute

Anne Mosle on the Bottom Line Report survey’s significance

Anne Mosle on the Bottom Line Report survey’s significance

Anne Mosle, Vice President at the Aspen Institute and Executive Director of Ascend at the Aspen Institute

Report Holds Promise For Investors And Poor Families

Report Holds Promise For Investors And Poor Families

Devin Thrope, Forbes Contributor, discusses with Anne Mosle The Bottom Line Report using Google Hangouts

Melissa Bradley on The Bottom Line report

Melissa Bradley on The Bottom Line report

Melissa Bradley, Acting Director, White House Social Innovation Fund, and Professor, McDonough School of Business at Georgetown

Aaron Lieberman on The Bottom Line Report pt. 2

Aaron Lieberman on The Bottom Line Report pt. 2

Aaron Lieberman, CEO, Acelero Learning, makes comments about The Bottom Line: Investing for Impact on Economic Mobility in the U.S. report.

Aaron Lieberman on The Bottom Line Report, pt. 1

Aaron Lieberman on The Bottom Line Report, pt. 1

Aaron Lieberman, CEO, Acelero Learning, makes comments about The Bottom Line: Investing for Impact on Economic Mobility in the U.S. report.

Debra Schwartz comments on The Bottom Line Report

Debra Schwartz comments on The Bottom Line Report

Debra Schwartz, Director, Program-Related Investments, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, makes comments about The Bottom Line: Investing for Impact on Economic Mobility in the U.S. report.

Reginald Sanders on The Bottom Line report

Reginald Sanders on The Bottom Line report

Reginald Sanders, Director of Investments, W.K.Kellogg Foundation, comments about The Bottom Line: Investing for Impact on Economic Mobility in the U.S. report.

Surya Kolluri on The Bottom Line Report

Surya Kolluri on The Bottom Line Report

Surya Kolluri, Managing Director of Bank of America Merrill Lynch comments about The Bottom Line: Investing for Impact on Economic Mobility in the U.S. report.

Top Ten for 2Gen

Top Ten for 2Gen

Opportunity Outcomes 2024: Family Results 10 Yrs Forward

Opportunity Outcomes 2024: Family Results 10 Yrs Forward

Launching the Aspen Institute Ascend Network

Launching the Aspen Institute Ascend Network

Gateways to Two Generations

Gateways to Two Generations

Watch the launch of Gateways to Two Generations featuring national early childhood leaders

Anna Deavere Smith at Aspen Ideas

Anna Deavere Smith at Aspen Ideas

Anna Deavere Smith, Aspen Institute Trustee, reads the Letter from Birmingham City Jail by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival

Employment Paths for Two Generations

Employment Paths for Two Generations

On October 1, Ascend at the Aspen Institute, the Employment Pathways Project, and the Aspen Forum for Community Solutions hosted a briefing on employment pathways for young parents in the private sector, and the critical role employers play in creating opportunities that support two-generation strategies. The conversation featured Leasia Clark, Global AM - Infrastructure Services Lead, UBS and Year Up alumna; Denise Hebner, Chief Diversity Officer, UBS; Jonathan Njus, Program Officer, W.K. Kellogg Foundation; Elyse Rosenblum, Director, Employment Pathways Project with moderating by Kavitha Cardoza of WAMU. This event is part of From Two Generations to One Future: An Ascend at the Aspen Institute Series that brings to light critical issues addressed through two-generation solutions.

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