North Texas: Funders Forum featuring the Promise of Two-Generation Strategies

Apr 05, 2016

North Texas Funders Forum Featuring the Promise of Two-Generation Strategies

More than 80 regional funders and nonprofit practitioners gathered on April 5 in Dallas for the North Texas Asset Funders Network's spring Funders Forum exploring two-generation strategies for supporting families and children together.  

The Forum featured a presentation by Dr. Christopher King  from the Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources at the University of Texas at Austin, followed by an active discussion about implementing on a two-generation framework with Tori Mannes, CEO of the ChildCareGroup in Dallas; Carolyn Seward, CEO of The MET Center in St. Louis, MO; and Susan Gewirtz, a Baltimore-based consultant and former grantmaker.  

Speakers outlined the case for two-generation approaches, shared an actionable framework for implementing two-generation programs, and discussed the impacts, early evidence, and lessons learned from existing two-generation programs. 

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