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Creating Opportunity for Families: A Two-Generation Approach

Report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation that describes a new approach to reducing poverty, which calls for connecting low-income families with early childhood education, job training and other tools to achieve financial stability and break the cycle of poverty — and recommends ways to help equip parents and children with what they need to thrive.

Two-Generation Approach – ASCEND at the Aspen Insittute

Two-generation approaches focus on creating opportunities for and addressing needs of both vulnerable parents and children together.

Two-generation approaches focus on creating opportunities for and addressing needs of both vulnerable parents and children together. – See more at: http://ascend.aspeninstitute.org/pages/the-two-generation-approach#sthash.MQ11XEAd.dpuf

Harvard Dean and Princeton-Brookings on Value of Head Start

Read these articles published by Kathleen McCartney (dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Gerald S. Lesser professor in early childhood development) and Lauren Moore (Project Manager with The Future of Children, a collaboration between the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University and the Brookings Institution).