Generations of Hope

Generations of Hope Newsletter – February 2017

Generations of Hope February 2017 Newsletter Introduction There is excitement in Boise, Idaho and Maple Grove, Minnesota as two new sites are emerging as potential new Generations of Hope communities. As these two are exploring the specifics of the feasibility of a new community with key leadership, we are providing initial technical assistance to make that …

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Generations of Hope Newsletter – January 2017

Generations of Hope January 2017 Generations of Hope continues to see an expansion in the number of organizations that want to create a new community serving seniors and a vulnerable population. In addition to the original idea of a community helping foster/adoptive children grow up, we are helping grow communities with the same philosophy serving …

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Generations of Hope Newsletter – August 2016

Generations of Hope August 2016 Newsletter Hello Friends- First, I want to alert you to a national conference (September 26-29 in Park City, Utah) of a new organization (Grounded Solutions Network.org) This is a collective meeting of 350 people and is described as “The only national conference dedicated to permanently affordable housing and the creation and preservation …

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Generations of Hope – Newsletter September 2016

Generations of Hope September News June 2017 in Milwaukee – Global Intergenerational Conference Request for Proposed Papers Generations United has announced the 2017 Global Intergenerational Conference will be in Milwaukee in the middle of June 2017 (https://guconference.org/about/). They have sent us the general request for presentations (several options-workshops, roundtables poster sessions) Generations United is an …

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Generations of Hope Newsletter October 2016

Greetings! First: From earlier Generations of Hope writings Diversity is deliberately cultivated. It embraces the quality of Intentional Neighboring, helping to generate and create solutions to complex problems while reducing stigmas, stereotypes and intolerance. Community Land Trusts a Generations of Hope Breakthrough! The conference in Park City, Utah organized by Grounded Solutions was attended by …

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Communities

1. Hope Meadows – Rantoul, IL the original site for multigenerational, purpose driven communities. Using military single family homes on a decommissioned Air Force base, the community consists of 11 homes for foster/adoptive children and their families and 60 for seniors. In addition to community houses and administrative house, the site has a newly built …

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A Fuller Response to Vulnerability

There is growing recognition that too many people in this country are facing serious challenges – challenges that threaten their well-being, including their happiness and ability to contribute to society. Intentional neighboring offers a way for ordinary people to provide daily support as family and friends to those facing serious social challenges. In this newest …

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Assessing the Social Impact of Intentional Neighboring

In rushing to establish the longer-term outcomes of intentional neighboring, conventional approaches to evaluation often tend to overlook some of its most important features. The intentional neighboring framework was designed to enable people, through neighboring, to mitigate the effects of personal and social challenges on their day-to-day lives that threaten their well-being and the social …

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Osprey Village

Bluffton, South Carolina OSPREY Village (Our Special People Reaching Out to Elders and Youth) is developing an intergenerational community for adults with developmental disabilities and their caregiving families so that persons with disabilities can live a beneficial and meaningful life, their families can be assured they will be cared for, and their caregivers can age …

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