Ascend Publications

This summary report provides a high level review of the discussion, and sets forth key opportunities and challenges for impact investing in the conservation finance field.

Ascend’s February 2015 E-News

Bipartisan national public opinion and exit poll research on public support for two-generation policies. Report includes messaging tips for two-generation policies. December 2014.

The report recognizes the importance of learning from all sectors in tackling any challenge. Specifically, it builds on opportunities in the growing impact investment field. The report draws on the lessons from market-based approaches to identify tools and strategies that can help move the needle on family economic security. December 2014.

Ascend at the Aspen Institute partnered with the National Voices Project to conduct a major national survey of adults who work and volunteer on behalf of children. The focus of the survey was on key components for two-generation approaches and barriers to economic security and serving two generations. November 2014.

Slides from Top 10 for 2-Gen: Principles for Action and Lessons from Bipartisan Polling Webinar Slides covering new exit-polling data about support for two-generation policies to lift families out of poverty. November 2014.