Advancing Policy and Systems Change on the Benefits Cliff
Monday, June 17th, 3:00 – 4:00 pm ET (12:00 – 1:00 pm PT)

Please join this upcoming exciting panel conversation that will focus on the benefits cliff organized by Ascend at the Aspen Institute. The panel will focus on national policy and systems change efforts around the benefits cliff and include opportunities for attendees to ask questions and identify opportunities to innovate around these cliffs in their own communities.

Keith Barnes, Senior Director of the Beyond the Cliff initiative at the Martha O’Bryan Center, will lead a conversation with experts from across the country to showcase the different ways leaders are tackling this issue. He will be joined by representatives from:

  • Circles USA
  • Colorado Department of Human Services
  • Episcopal Community Services of Philadelphia

Ascend at the Aspen Institute is a catalyst and convener for diverse leaders working across systems and sectors to build intergenerational family prosperity and well-being by intentionally focusing on children and the adults in their lives together. Ascend hosts monthly Action + Impact sessions that highlight new ideas and efforts to collectively advance two-generation (2Gen) approaches and systems change locally and nationally.


Read more about the newly formed Beyond the Cliff Coalition