Webinars

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

Ascend is pleased to offer these resources to the growing two-generation field. We kindly request that you attribute Ascend’s work by citing the webinar referenced. Please email ascend.info@aspeninstitute.org with any questions. Thank you!

WEBINAR: The Father Factor: A Critical Link in Building Family Prosperity


Ascend and the GOOD+ Foundation share a commitment to the prosperity and well- being of children and their parents. In working to build pathways to opportunity for families, we have always supported the dreams of mothers and their children. As our work has evolved, we have come to better understand the need to invest in…

Postsecondary Success for Parents Initiative

WEBINAR: Achieving Postsecondary Success for Parents: A New Partnership and Report Recommendations


Parents know what researchers have documented: Education, especially postsecondary education, is the most promising path for families toward this economic stability because it can lead to jobs and careers with living wages to support their families and make their children’s lives better. After announcing a new partnership with Omidyar Network and two reports that lift…

Aspen Trees

WEBINAR: Supporting Justice-Involved Families


In September, Ascend held the third in a series of Masterclass Webinars for our national Network. The webinar, “The Power of Reentry: Supporting Justice-Involved Families,” featured Ascend Network Partners working directly with justice-involved individuals and families, who spoke to the challenges facing this community and the opportunities for successful reentry and family wellbeing. Speakers on…

Webinar: New Federal Opportunities to Advance 2Gen Approaches


Ascend hosted a webinar on July 12, 2018 to share new funding opportunities in the 2018 federal budget as found in the new Ascend brief: New Federal Opportunities to Advance Two-Generation Approaches to Improving the Lives of Children and Parents. The federal government will be providing significant new funding to state and local governments in…

Webinar: Engaging Parents as Messengers of the 2Gen Movement


In July, Ascend held the second in a series of Masterclass Webinars for our national Network. The webinar, “In Their Own Words: Engaging Parents as Messengers of the 2Gen Movement,” featured Ascend Network Partners and parents who spoke to the importance of integrating family voice into program and policy development, and strategies for engaging and…

WEBINAR: Building a Thriving Tennessee: A 2Gen Approach


On Tuesday, April 10, Ascend hosted a webinar on an upcoming case study release: Building a Thriving Tennessee: A 2Gen Approach. We’re happy to share the presentation slides and a recording of the webinar with you, as well as responses to your questions from our panelists, Commissioner Danielle Barnes and Tiffany Day, Executive Advisor and 2Gen Consultant, from the Tennessee Department…