These 22 leaders are building equitable systems for our nation's youngest children and families to thrive.
Download our new report Toward a More Equitable Tomorrow: A Landscape Analysis of Early Childhood Leadership.
Sign on for improving jobs for parents and caregivers.
This landmark publication analyzes ten years of accomplishments from the two-generation (2Gen) field and presents opportunities to improve the future for families in America.
New original research illuminates the unique mental health barriers parenting students face and outlines eight recommendations for higher education institutions to improve outcomes for students and families.
Ascend At The Aspen Institute
Today, more than one in five college students in the US are parents. The '1 in 5' podcast vividly profiles students who are parents pursuing their education while raising a family and working. Throughout the series, 15 student parents share their journeys raising a family, working, and navigating COVID-19 while pursuing a postsecondary degree. These experiences of students who are parents should not be unfamiliar or unheard, especially on college campuses.
Comprehensive, integrated, and fair policies for workers are critical not only for parents, caregivers, and their children, but they’re essential for businesses and communities to thrive. Sign on to the principles to join the acknowledge the shared goal of achieving good jobs for all parents and caregivers, especially those with low incomes.
The Ascend Network connects cross-sector organizations from across the country that are using the two-generation (2Gen) approach to create a society where all families can reach their full potential. These leaders, who are most proximate to communities and know families’ needs and potential, implement the 2Gen model at scale so parents and children can grow their talents and and skills.