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A two-generation, multi-intervention strategy for single, first-time pregnant women in poverty is being developed by Salt Lake County. The three proposed interventions are: “¢ Nurse Family Partnership “¢ Education and training for the mother, and “¢ Two years of high quality preschool for the child beginning at 3 years of age. Voices for Utah Children’s…

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

Learn about exciting Utah initiatives to address poverty with a two-generation approach, such as the Intergenerational Poverty Mitigation Act and the NEXT GENERATION KIDS pilot project. Voices for Utah Children’s first in a series of issue briefs focused on two-generation strategies to reduce poverty. June 2014.

Full report from the 2012 Aspen ThinkXChange. 2013.

Introducing the Aspen Institute Ascend Network. April 2014.

What if – at this the 50th anniversary of the start of the War on Poverty — we really meant it when we talk about educational and economic success as the legacy that passes from one generation in America to the next, as the mission of Ascend at the Aspen Institute so boldly asserts?