State of the Field: Two-Generation Approaches to Family Well-Being


Ascend at the Aspen Institute releases State of the Field report on two-generation approaches to family well-being. Washington, DC – A new report released today by Ascend at the Aspen Institute…

Aspen Institute Announces Policy Acceleration Partnership Grant Awardees


Contact: James White Ascend at the Aspen Institute James.White@aspeninstitute.org  Aspen Institute Announces Policy Acceleration Partnerships  Six public entities partnering with community organizations to advance professional success for students who are…

Tune In To Ascend’s Student Parent Podcast: 1 in 5!


The 1 in 5 podcast vividly profiles students who are parents pursuing their education while raising a family and working. Today, more than one in five college students (22%) are…

ANNOUNCING: “1 in 5,” Ascend’s New Student Parent Podcast Produced by Lantigua Williams & Co.


Contact: Alexis Williams Ascend at the Aspen Institute alexis.williams@aspeninstitute.org  Ascend at the Aspen Institute and Lantigua Williams & Co. Debut a 15-episode Series on Student Parents Pursuing Postsecondary Credentials   Undergraduate student…

Centering Families in Policy Solutions in 2021 and Beyond: What Parents Know


In the last year, families have endured and adapted to myriad unknowns, and too often they’ve had to figure it out without basic support and resources. Yet, as new research…

The Time Is Always Right To Do What Is Right


With eyes wide open and steady resolve, the importance of leadership, courage, and conviction can’t be understated. We need leaders to pull us into a post-pandemic world, crack the walls…