June 7-8, 2021 (2:00 – 5:00pm ET)

This virtual convening hosted bold and innovative leaders including parents, practitioners, policymakers, researchers and philanthropists in a series of panels, keynote speeches, and breakout sessions. Together, we highlighted accomplishments from the two-generation (2Gen) movement as well as shared a set of policy recommendations that reduce disparities and increase the social and economic mobility of families.


Monday, June 7th:

Tuesday, June 8th:

This session was not recorded.

Resources and Publications:

The State of the Field: Two-Generation Approaches to Family Well-Being report – which was released during the 2021 Aspen Forum on Children and Families – analyzes what the 2Gen field has accomplished over the past ten years, presents eight breakthrough insights, and offers 28 actionable recommendations to advance policy, practice, and systems change.



Have any questions about this convening? Email Sarah Haight, Ascend’s associate director for network and outreach, at sarah.haight@aspeninstitute.org. For press or media inquiries, please contact Brendan Creamer, Ascend’s communications manager, at brendan.creamer@aspeninstitute.org