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Two Generation Strategies

President Obama, You Are Correct -- Two-Generation Strategies Alleviate Poverty

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes | Posted 01.15.2016 | Impact
Stephanie Mitchell Hughes

Poverty is insidious and debilitating. As a nation we cannot continue to absorb the consequences associated with persistent generational poverty.

Head Start: Embracing a Two Generation Approach to Early Learning

Yasmina Vinci | Posted 03.28.2015 | Education
Yasmina Vinci

When Head Start was launched in 1965, at its core was the idea that families and communities were integral to supporting children's successful early learning and development.

My Proposal to Eliminate Poverty Amongst Vulnerable Families in Columbus, Ohio

Stephanie Mitchell Hughes | Posted 03.22.2015 | Impact
Stephanie Mitchell Hughes

Given societal views about single mothers, I wondered if I could successfully make the case for using two-generation strategies to improve economic and educational outcomes for women like me and our children within my community. This question was answered during my participation in the 2014 Aspen ThinkXChange.

Getting Children Out of Poverty Requires a Two-Generation Approach

Patrick McCarthy | Posted 01.13.2015 | Impact
Patrick McCarthy

A new strategy is emerging that recognizes the importance of creating opportunity for the entire family, coordinating programs and policies so that parents and children have a chance to succeed -- together.

Educating Two Generations

Anne Mosle | Posted 04.20.2012 | Impact
Anne Mosle

When President Obama released his budget last week, he laid out some ideas to loosen the grip of poverty. I have one to add: two-generation strategies that educate both parents and children at the same time. At the heart of this idea is that education is core.