The Two-Generation Story

Ascend at the Aspen Insitute hosted a webinar with Ascend Fellow & storyteller, Wes Moore, who discussed the narratives that matter…the stories of families across the country. As we work for better outcomes for children and their parents, we all play the role of storyteller from time to time. #2gen

  1. In this webinar, we used the Ascend Playbook to inspire contextual #2gen story telling. In doing so, Wes showed us how the “chief of telling how it all comes together” can be the powerful, persuasive force for change.
  2. Two kids with the same name, living in the same city. One grew up to be a Rhodes Scholar, decorated combat veteran, White House Fellow, and business leader. The other is serving a life sentence in prison for felony murder. The Other Wes Moore is the story of two boys and the journey of a generation.
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