2Gen Toolbox

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 tool referenced. Please email ascend.info@aspeninstitute.org with any questions. Thank you!

Los Angeles Valley College Family Resource Center 2Gen Toolkit: Module 2 – 2Gen Services. December 2015.

Los Angeles Valley College Family Resource Center 2Gen Toolkit: Module I – Outreach and Recruitment. December 2015.

Tool for implementing coaching, and specifically the Mobility Mentoring platform, to help individuals move from poverty to economic independence. Crittenton Women’s Union (CWU), October 2015.

Flier with information about two-generation strategies and the levers of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. Ascend at the Aspen Institute, July 2015.

Study which explains how higher education for formerly incarcerated women facilitates family and community transformation. Using the two-generation lens, it reflects the way women and men in communities affected by incarceration actually experience family relationships. Susan Sturm, Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia and Vivian Nixon, College and Community Fellowship. September 2015.

ACEs Toolkit

A tool including data, survey and case studies to identify and better understand the adverse childhood experience (ACE). Agencies can utilize the ACE toolbox to effectively catalyze individual, community and social change for two-generations, together. The National Crittenton Foundation, Kaiser Permanente and the Center for Disease Control, October 2015.