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Announcing: Aspen Institute Fatherhood Learning and Action Community


Thursday, March 5, 2020Contact: James WhiteAscend at the Aspen InstituteTel: 202.721.2326james.white@aspeninstitute.org Ascend at the Aspen Institute and the Kresge Foundation Partner to Surface Innovations to More Effectively Engage Fathers for Family Prosperity Leaders will collaborate to develop a set of policy recommendations and best practices to strengthen the engagement of fathers for family economic mobility…

Announcing: Second Phase of Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents Initiative


Thursday, February 6, 2020Contact: Lindsay Broyhill Ascend at the Aspen Institute Tel: 202.721.5596 lindsay.broyhill@aspeninstitute.org   New Experts Join Aspen Institute Initiative Advancing Postsecondary Success for Student Parents  Initiative kicks off accelerated second phase with new parent, policy, and practice leaders  Washington, DC – The Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents (PSP) Initiative, a partnership between the Aspen Institute policy program Ascend at the Aspen Institute, Imaginable Futures, a venture of The Omidyar Group, and the ECMC Foundation is entering an accelerated second phase to improve outcomes for students who are…

Announcing: The Next Phase of Family Prosperity


Tuesday, February 4, 2020Contact: Lindsay BroyhillAscend at the Aspen InstituteTel: 202.721.5596lindsay.broyhill@aspeninstitute.org The Aspen Institute and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Join Forces to Advance Innovative Strategies for Families’ Health and Economic Prosperity Organizations Invited to Apply to Second Phase of Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s Learning and Action Community Washington, DC – The Aspen Institute’s Ascend…

Media Advisory: 2019 Aspen Forum on Children and Families


MEDIA ADVISORYFebruary 20, 2019 Contact: Lindsay BroyhillAscend at the Aspen InstituteTel: 202.721.5596Lindsay.Broyhill@aspeninstitute.org Aspen Institute Convenes National Leaders and Parents to Exchange Ideas On The Future of Children and Families As state and federal lawmakers prepare for the year ahead, there is momentum for strategies that move families toward opportunity WASHINGTON, DC – In their second…

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Statement on the Government Shutdown


The partial government shutdown is now the longest in history, and families are suffering for it. News reports indicate that communities of color and Native American tribes are being hit particularly hard. Ascend at the Aspen Institute is deeply concerned about the painful impact of the shutdown on the economic security, educational success, and health…

Postsecondary Success for Parents Initiative

Announcing New Partnership to Advance Student Parents


NEWS RELEASE Contact: Lindsay Broyhill Ascend at the Aspen Institute Tel: 202.721.5596 lindsay.broyhill@aspeninstitute.org New Aspen Institute Partnership To Focus on Solutions to Advance Success for Students who are Parents Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents Initiative releases first set of recommendations to better engage students who are parents Washington, DC – The Aspen Institute announced the…