Virtual Discussion: How Communities and Political Leaders Can Support Schools This Year


Governors, mayors, and families are on the front lines of communities coping with changes in the pandemic world. As the school year begins, the Aspen Institute turns to representatives of these three groups to ask: How can we support students and families in this unprecedented school year? On August 26, Ascend and the Aspen Education…

Announcing: New Community of Family Prosperity Innovators


Our world has changed. The wave of uncertainty touched off by the pandemic is becoming an ongoing process of relearning how to live, work and care for our families. A powerful national movement for racial justice around the world is making clear that we need a new social contract. Our nation faces a reckoning with…

Family Prosperity Advisors: Second Phase


Ascend is proud to share bios of the 14 new expert advisors joining the second phase of the Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community. We forward to both exploring and putting to work fresh thinking to accelerate prosperity for families across the nation. We can’t wait to see – and share – what’s next. Gina AdamsSenior…

Family Prosperity Partners: Second Phase


Ascend is proud to share descriptions of the 20 new partners joining the Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community. Ascend and Family Prosperity are looking forward to both exploring and putting to work fresh thinking to accelerate prosperity for families across the nation. We can’t wait to see – and share – what’s next. Agape Child…

Bold Leaders to Advance Innovative Strategies for Families’ Health and Economic Prosperity


Contact: Lindsay Broyhill Ascend at the Aspen Institute lindsay.broyhill@aspeninstitute.org  Bold Leaders to Advance Innovative Strategies for Families’ Health and Economic Prosperity  Aspen Institute Launches New Partners and Advisors in Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community  Washington, DC – Ascend at the Aspen Institute is proud to announce the new partners and advisors the Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community, Ascend’s initiative for breakthrough innovations and collaborations that position families to reach educational…