Convenings

#TimeToCare Paid Leave Documentary Screening


On Wednesday, 9/23, 2021 at 2pm ET, Ascend at the Aspen Institute will host a sneak peek screening of the #TimeToCare documentary. This event will include a screening of the…

Webinar: Accelerating Paid Leave for Families


On Tuesday, June 1st, 2021, Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s Family Prosperity Innovation Community hosted a panel discussion about the recently proposed federal legislation on paid leave. This webinar presented…

Ascend Together Live Webcast Series


#AscendTogether is a live webcast presented by Ascend at the Aspen Institute on Twitter and YouTube. The monthly webcasts are hosted by Ascend’s Founder and Executive Director, Anne Mosle. Each…

PelotonU: Principles for Engaging and Centering Parent Voice


This blog is part of Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s 2Gen Level Up series. Ascend challenged organizations that work with and/or on behalf of children and families to apply one of…

Back to School Event

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…

Transforming Child and Family Mental Health in Washington, DC


Physical and mental health and well-being are core components of the two-generation approach that builds family well-being by intentionally and simultaneously working with children and the adults in their lives…