Webinar: Family-Centered Coaching with Ascend and the Prosperity Agenda


Ascend and The Prosperity Agenda conducted a webinar on November 13 at 3pm  on Family-Centered Coaching. Family-Centered Coaching is a set of strategies, tools, and resources that can help programs, agencies, case managers, coaches, and others change the ways they work with families striving to reach their goals. Participants learned about the toolkit that The…

2GPI 2017 Pre-Reading


Please use the linked PDF for the 2GPI Pre-Reading, Cure at Troy, by Seamus Heaney: Heaney_Cure at Troy

Re-Wiring Family Policies with Brain Science


On Thursday, September 28, Ascend hosted the Brain Science and Positive Parenting roundtable discussion to discuss the latest research and jumpstart action on behalf of family mental health. The roundtable brought together over 30 leaders across brain science, positive parenting approaches, direct-service programs, and policy to explore opportunities and challenges to applying new research to…

Whole Family Approaches: A Global Conversation


A whole family approach is built on the premise that conditions that affect the family will have an impact on child development as will the direct experiences of the child. Whole family approaches provide a framework for looking at problems and creating more sustainable solutions – solutions that recognize that what is good for the…

2015 Aspen ThinkXChange


What is the 2015 Aspen ThinkXChange? The 2015 Aspen ThinkXChange was the premier national convening of leaders with bold ideas for creating an intergenerational cycle of opportunity for low-income American families. The third Aspen ThinkXChange gathered dynamic leaders from across sectors to identify opportunities and solutions for moving children and their parents together toward stability…

2015 Aspen ThinkXChange


What is the 2015 Aspen ThinkXChange? The 2015 Aspen ThinkXChange was the premier national convening of leaders with bold ideas for creating an intergenerational cycle of opportunity for low-income American families. The third Aspen ThinkXChange gathered dynamic leaders from across sectors to identify opportunities and solutions for moving children and their parents together toward stability…