Hechinger Report: The pandemic has devastated entire families. Two-generation approaches can uplift them

Anne Mosle, Friends of the Children | April 20, 2021 | Ascend Network, Media Mentions

In a Hechinger Report op-ed co-authored by Friends of the Children’s Terri Sorrenson, Anne Mosle illuminates parents strengths and resiliency as they’ve navigated overlapping challenges including a global pandemic, social isolation, increased stress and barriers to distance learning:

One tool that can address these inequities and put families on a path to upward social and economic mobility is the two-generation approach. It fosters family well-being by simultaneously working with children and the adults in their lives. It builds on what we know works — the inextricable links between children’s and parents’ education and welfare — and provides families with the resources, stability and tools needed to address the tangled roots of inequitable systems.

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