Join the Early Childhood Colorado Partnership and Mile High United Way for a conversation on two-generation approaches in early childhood and the state of Colorado.

Featured speakers:

Jennifer Stedron, Senior Program Manager, Ascend at the Aspen Institute;

Ayelet Talmi, Associate Director, Irving Harris Program in Child Development & Infant Mental Health and Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine;

Melissa Wavelet, Director, Office of Performance and Strategic Outcomes, Colorado Department of Human Services;

Lynn Johnson, Executive Director, Jefferson County Department of Human Services; and

Ellen Freedman, Executive Director, The Manaus Fund, Valley Settlement Project.

Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Time: 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm MT

Location: Mile High United Way, 2505 18th Street, Denver

On-line option: OR 1.626.521.0015, access code: 727323533


Participants will learn about Two-Generation Approaches that are designed to provide opportunities for and meet the needs of vulnerable children and their parents together. These approaches build education, economic supports, social capital, and health and well-being to create a legacy of economic security that passes from one generation to the next.