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Two Generations Together
Case Studies from Head Start
Continue learning about two-generation efforts over the course of the winter and spring by joining us for a series of webinars with program leaders and national organizations about how they approach different elements of two-generation work!

Getting a 2Gen Program Off the Ground

March 18th - 2:00 PM EDT
The first episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar gave an overview of what we mean when we talk about "two-generation work" and insights into how the Educational Alliance and Parents in Community Action Head Start programs have designed programs to support their families' needs for education, job training, and living wage employment.

Securing 2Gen Funding Streams

April 8th - 2:00 PM EDT
The second episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar explored public and private strategies Head Start grantees have pursued as they designed programs to support their families' needs for education, job training, and living wage employment. Hear from Southwest Human Development, a local foundation, and staff of the National Head Start Association and National Community Action Partnership with a broad perspective on funding opportunities.

Partnering with Employers and Colleges

April 15th - 2:00 PM EDT
The third episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar explored ways that Head Start grantees have pursued partnerships with employers and colleges as they designed programs to support their families' needs for education, job training, and living wage employment. Learn from Head Start program leaders from AVANCE Houston and Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc. and find out how the Year Up! project could help you support young parents in your program.

2Gen Data and Evaluation

April 29th - 2:00 PM EDT
The fourth episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar covered the data systems and evaluation studies that Head Start programs have undertaken as they work to support their families' success but also demonstrate impacts and inform program improvement. Learn from Head Start program leaders from AVANCE Houston and Southwest Human Development and gain strategies for approaching research partnerships of your own!

Health, Relationships, and Social Capital

May 6th - 2:00 PM EDT
The fifth episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar focused on the health, relationship building, and social capital components of Head Start programs' efforts to support families' stability and long-term success. Learn from Head Start program leaders from CAP Tulsa and the Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo County about how their relationship-focused efforts have strengthened their overall work with families and from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services about new resources to support families' access to health coverage.

Asset Building for Families

May 27th - 2:00 PM EDT
The sixth episode in the National Head Start Association's Two Generations Together Webinar Series, this webinar focused on strategies for helping families build assets and save toward goals that support family well-being in the short and long-term. Learn from Head Start program leaders from Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc. and Garrett County Community Action Committee and gain a national perspective on asset building work from the Corporation for Enterprise Development.