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Statement and Call to Action: Condemn Police Violence and Structural Racism


Dear Ascend Community: Ascend is committed to the work of anti-racism. Seeing and experiencing week after week what Black people and families go through, and the threat of violence they…

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…

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 â€“ The Aspen Postsecondary Success for Parents (PSP) Initiative, a partnership between the Aspen…

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…

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…

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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…