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The Affordable Care Act: Affording Two-Generation Approaches to Health

New report analyzing how the Affordable Care Act can improve families' health and economic stability. September 2014.

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Aspen Institute Ascend Network Brochure

Introducing the Aspen Institute Ascend Network. April 2014.

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Gateways to Two Generations

Ascend at the Aspen Institute publication on the potential for early childhood programs and partnerships to support children and their parents together. January 2014.

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Innovations in Early Childhood: An Ascend Forum Overview

Ascend at the Aspen Institute overview of Aspen Forum on Innovations in Early Childhood. December 2013.

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Making Economic Security a Family Tradition

Full report from the 2012 Aspen ThinkXChange. 2013.

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Toward A Two-Generation Strategy: Voices of American Families

Ascend Commissions Bipartisan Lake Research Partners and American Viewpoint Focus Groups. December 2011.

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Two Generations in Poverty: U.S. Status and Trends Among Parents and Children

Ascend Commissions Child Trends Data Analysis of Vulnerable American Families. November 2011.

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Two Generations, One Future

An Ascend at the Aspen Institute Report: Moving Parents and Children Beyond Poverty Together. January 2012.

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Two-Generation Playbook

Ascend at the Aspen Institute publication on the two-generation approach and its core components. January 2014.

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Voices for Two-Generation Success: Seeking Stable Futures

Findings from 10 focus groups with low and moderate income mothers, and teenage boys and girls.

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Women’s Economic Empowerment 2020

Brief from Ascend's May roundtable with 50 local, state, and national leaders on women's economic empowerment for 2020. July 2014.

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