Social Capital

Colorado has already seen great success with a multitude of 2Gen efforts, primarily in the human services realm. Critical stakeholders within the state recognize that if they want to take 2Gen to the next level, they must go beyond human services and look for 2Gen strategies that cut across sectors, nonprofits, the business community, state and local governments, and philanthropic partners. Each sector will participate for its own reasons, but together they will lift up Colorado families and make the state even stronger.

The Colorado Guide to 2Gen provides a roadmap for the next phase of the state’s efforts to ensure that all Colorado families and children are valued, healthy, and thriving. June 2017.

This report from the Two-Generation Outcomes Working Group is designed to set a foundation for how practitioners and policymakers consider the intended outcomes of two-generation programs and the pathways to achieve those outcomes. March 2016

This brief synthesizes insights to provide guidance for practitioners on what it takes to implement an effective and truly integrated two-generation model.

Summary of a workshop for mothers receiving technical training and girls to learn about STEM careers. Partners for a Competitive Workforce, December 2015.

Study which explains how higher education for formerly incarcerated women facilitates family and community transformation. Using the two-generation lens, it reflects the way women and men in communities affected by incarceration actually experience family relationships. Susan Sturm, Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia and Vivian Nixon, College and Community Fellowship. September 2015.

Study which expands how higher education for formerly incarcerated women facilitates family and community transformation. Using the two-generation lens, it reflects the way women and men in communities affected by incarceration actually experience family relationships. Susan Sturm, Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia and Vivian Nixon, College and Community Fellowship. September 2015.