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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.


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.


Two Generations, One Future

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


Two-Generation Playbook

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


Innovations in Early Childhood: An Ascend Forum Overview

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


Toward A Two-Generation Strategy: Voices of American Families

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