Two generations. One future.

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The Aspen Institute's Walter Isaacson and Sen. Mary Landrieu

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Two Generations, One Future

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A higher percentage of U.S. children live in single-parent households than do children in all other industrialized countries studied in a recent report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

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Ascend brings the perspectives, strengths, and resilience of low-income families to inform programs and policies:

·         Ascend invests in parent ambassadors;

·         We engage family voices through nonpartisan focus groups and surveys;

·         We develop publications, products, and tools that partners can use to inform and expand their work on two-generation approaches.        

 

Whether you are a policy expert, program leader, researcher, public official, or business leader, there are ways to spark and expand a two-generation conversation in your own work.  To find out how, visit this page in January 2014 for a communications toolkit. 

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“Maybe just an opportunity to get a better job or to advance. You know, get a job and then maybe be able to advance.”

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