Strengthening the Foundation: Strategic Evidence Building for Two-Generation Approaches

This report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation finds that although 2Gen approaches are evolving and improving, gaps in the research base are hindering progress toward bringing the best efforts to scale. The report offers recommendations for how public and private funders can target their evaluation and funding strategies to build evidence demonstrating which approaches and components work best; what kinds of research funders should support; and how to communicate evidence-based findings effectively to inform program leaders and policymakers.