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Melanie Bridgeforth was featured in Alabama NewsCenter for her work to boldly advance equity through statewide policy wins for women & their families. “It is definitely humbling to be considered as one of the thought leaders in our nation working to solve critical issues that affect communities and families,” Bridgeforth said. “To be in a room …

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UncategorizedDecember 11, 2021
[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section” _builder_version=”3.22″ custom_padding=”9px|||||” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row” _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” global_colors_info=”{}”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” global_colors_info=”{}” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” _builder_version=”3.27.4″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat” global_colors_info=”{}”] Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s Family Prosperity Innovation Community is a collaborative, multilayered community that develops breakthrough innovations to strengthen parents’ and families’ access to employment opportunities, economic security, and health and …

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July 26, 2020
Ascend is proud to share descriptions of the 20 new partners joining the Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community. Ascend and Family Prosperity are looking forward to both exploring and putting to work fresh thinking to accelerate prosperity for families across the nation. We can’t wait to see – and share – what’s next. Agape Child …

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July 26, 2020
Download: Accelerating 2Gen Approaches at Educare: A Brief from Ascend at the Aspen Institute To identify new opportunities to expand 2Gen, the Buffett Early Childhood Fund launched its Acceleration grants, an experiment designed to inspire innovation and promote connection across the Educare Learning Network. In 2015, the rst Acceleration grant was awarded to Sheltering Arms …

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April 19, 2018
Good leaders know when a transition is coming and work to provide a clear roadmap for the future. Transitions at the state level are felt even more acutely these days with staff turnover, retiring leadership, and 2018 gubernatorial elections on the horizon in 36 states. As state leaders think about what comes next, maintaining the …

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BlogJanuary 17, 2018
Please use the linked PDF for the 2GPI Pre-Reading, Cure at Troy, by Seamus Heaney: Heaney_Cure at Troy
October 13, 2017