Generations of Hope

Intentional neighboring model featured on NPR’s Morning Edition

NPR Senior Correspondent Ina Jaffee recently researched and reported a story focusing on the origin of the intentional neighboring model at Hope Meadows and its most recent adaptation at Genesis in Washington, DC. Jaffee interviewed GHDC Founder Brenda Krause Eheart and residents of Hope Meadows, and undertook a hard-hat construction tour of Genesis. You can …

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Bridge Meadows winner of Eisner Prize

The Eisner Foundation will honor two exceptional organizations, Bridge Meadows of Portland, Oregon, and the Intergenerational Schools of Cleveland, Ohio, with The Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence, a $100,000 prize that recognizes an individual or a non-profit organization for efforts to unite multiple generations – especially seniors and youth – and bring about positive, lasting …

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Newsweek article features GHDC and several sites

Abigail Jones recently interviewed people from several initiatives around the country that are all, in one way or another, taking an intergenerational community-based approach to addressing a range of vulnerabilities. Well-researched and broad-ranging, her article includes profiles of projects focusing on foster-adoption, wounded warriors and survivor families, single teen moms, and others, and explores the …

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New books feature GHDC and Hope Meadows

Educator, child psychologist, and writer of numerous books and articles about fathers and families, Ross D. Parke, PhD, in his most recent book, Future families: Diverse forms, rich possibilities, cited Hope Meadows as an example of a co-housing-type community that provides evidence of the positive effects of intergenerational communities organized to address an intractable social …

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