Ascend Publications

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

A collection of pieces that offers insights into “2Gen 2.0” approaches spearheaded by 20 leaders from across sectors, including the fields of human services, mental health, justice-involved families, and early childhood. Edited by Dr. Christopher King, Dr. P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, and Dr. Mario Small. April 2015.

This summary report provides a high level review of the discussion, and sets forth key opportunities and challenges for impact investing in education.

This summary report provides a high level review of the discussion, and sets forth key opportunities and challenges for impact investing in the conservation finance field.

Ascend’s February 2015 E-News

Bipartisan national public opinion and exit poll research on public support for two-generation policies. Report includes messaging tips for two-generation policies. December 2014.

The report recognizes the importance of learning from all sectors in tackling any challenge. Specifically, it builds on opportunities in the growing impact investment field. The report draws on the lessons from market-based approaches to identify tools and strategies that can help move the needle on family economic security. December 2014.