Generations of Hope

Generations of Hope Newsletter – July, 2021

One of the most rewarding aspects of helping to develop intergenerational communities is watching the concept transform and evolve to meet the needs of new communities. It is literally an ever-expanding concept. Some of the most exciting experiments are taking place among what I think of as Generations-of-Hope-like communities, new and planned projects that take …

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Generations of Hope Newsletter – January 2020

Message from the President When I speak to groups about Generations of Hope, I often refer to our work as “double social utility projects.” That means that in addition to the primary population receiving help, the population doing the helping also receives a tremendous benefit. Helping a vulnerable population turns out to give seniors a …

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Generations of Hope Newsletter – July 2018

Opportunity Zone Update Opportunity Zones are poised to attract significant capital for new housing, businesses and jobs in under-resourced communities.  Unlike Low Income Housing Tax Credits sites will not have to be passed over year after year in competition through the state housing authority. If a site is within a defined census tract, this new …

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Generations of Hope Newsletter – February 2018

Generations of Hope February 2018 Newsletter Introduction As the Congress rumbles through the (95th) session, there are several changes now being implemented by federal agencies that could  impact Generations of Hope-inspired projects. Some are helpful, several are not and others are in the category of “who knows.” In this newsletter we will cover several of these …

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Generations of Hope Newsletter – October 2017

Generations of Hope October 2017 Newsletter Beaverton Bridge Meadows Grand Opening Congratulations to Derenda Schubert, her hard working staff and the vision of the Board of Directors!  On November 7th the newest Generations of Hope inspired community held its grand opening. The stunning new community located in downtown Beaverton, Oregon will consist of 41 residential units and a community …

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Generations of Hope Newsletter – Summer 2017

Generations of Hope Summer 2017 Newsletter Beaverton Bridge Meadows nears completion! See -It can be Done! Bastion Community of Resilience Veterans and others moved in in June! Generations of Hope the Best Idea at International Conference (we say modestly) Generations of Hope Inspired Communities turned out to be a Big Star at Generations United International …

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Generations of Hope Newsletter – May 2017

Generations of Hope Newsletter  May 2017 International Co-housing Conference Two site directors and yours truly attended this conference. Co-housing, created in Denmark in 1972, is a close cousin to Generations of Hope communities. The structural design to enhance neighboring, the community center and other common spaces common features of new GOH inspired sites. Differences are …

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