Webinars

You can view our webinars below, organized in chronological order, or visit our channel page to view webinars by content category.

Webinar: 2Gen and Immigration


This webinar is part of a series dedicated to Ascend Network Partners. The webinar focused on how the 2Gen approach applies to immigration policy and the current immigration landscape and featured speakers Arlisle Ford (Educational Alliance), Jon Fox-Rubin (Valley Settlement), and Jahaziel Hriart (CAP Tulsa). View the webinar slides and listen to a recording. 

Webinar: Connecting the Network and Ascend in 2017


This webinar is part of a series dedicated to Ascend Network Partners. The webinar highlighted Ascend’s 2017 policy goals and polling conducted by Lake Research Partners in 2016. Participants heard from Ascend’s executive director, Anne Mosle, about Ascend’s policy goals this year and beyond, as well as leading pollster, Celinda Lake, about the polling that…

Webinar: Building 2Gen Communities: Lessons from Sarasota and Austin


View a recording of this webinar here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/5309566221611456006 Thursday, April 6 – Webinar: Building 2Gen Communities: Lessons from Sarasota and Austin Leading 2Gen innovators John Annis (Ascend Fellow and Executive Vice President of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County) and Sue Carpenter (United Way for Greater Austin) shared their step-by-step process of developing two-generation solutions that…

Webinar: 2Gen Opportunities in ESSA


ESSA was signed into law in December 2015, as a bipartisan re-authorization of the national education law, replacing the previous No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) from 2002. In this webinar, we will provide an overview of the law’s major tenets, and explore how ESSA encourages increased collaboration in local communities so that parents, schools,…

Webinar: Parent Voices and Public Opinion – Strong Support for the 2Gen Approach


Please join Ascend at the Aspen Institute for a webinar to hear “hot off the press” results of parent focus groups and public opinion polling conducted by Lake Research Partners over the last two weeks. Ascend conducted parent focus groups in Denver, Cleveland and Philadelphia learn firsthand about their hopes, challenges and opportunities as 21st…

Webinar: Whole Family Approaches to Address Global Poverty


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. Giving children a strong start in life and creating stability for the family require a focus on the whole, and in particular, on children’s well-being…