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.
Kristin Bernhard, Ascend Fellow; Deputy Commissioner for System Reform, Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning
Marni Roosevelt, Director, Los Angeles Valley College Family Resource Center
Vinice Davis, Venture Partner, Omidyar Network
Yolanda Johnson-Peterkin, Parent Advisor, Ascend; Chief of Housing Community Activities, New York City Housing Authority
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Speakers provided an overview of the Postsecondary Success for Parents Initiative and highlighted the partnership with Omidyar Network, presented recommendations for leveraging the two-generation approach to support parents in postsecondary practice and policy, and elevated student parent voice and perspectives of model strategies supporting postsecondary success for parents.