Generations of Hope

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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Bridge Meadows featured on PBS NewsHour

A report by NewsHour’s Cat Wise entitled “Foster families find and share support with elders at Oregon housing community” aired on PBS on April 15, 2014. The segment features Bridge Meadows‘ innovative approach to affordable supportive housing, and describes the  intergenerational relationships that form among residents who live there. “We’re flourishing and evolving in this

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Minnesota Public Radio features Brenda Eheart

Brenda Eheart was recently a featured guest on the live program, “The Daily Circuit”, a daily news and culture show, on Minnesota Public Radio.  The topic for this program was supportive communities for foster care families.  Irene Clements, President of the National Foster Parent Association, was also a featured guest. Listen to the program on

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HDC receives planning grant for new initiative in nation’s capital

New neighborhood-based project will support young mothers who are aging out of foster care WASHINGTON, DC – Generations of Hope Development Corporation (GHDC) will lead a 12‐month collaborative process to develop plans for an intergenerational housing initiative in Washington, DC. GHDC has received a competitively‐awarded planning grant of $150,000 from the District of Columbia Child

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Multigenerational communities sprout to aid vulnerable people

GHDC’s work was featured in an article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, which highlights several communities currently in operation or in active development, including Bastion (New Orleans), Bridge Meadows (Portland, OR), Hope Meadows (Rantoul, IL), OSPREY (Blufton, SC), and Treehouse (Easthamptom, MA). Projects that focus on supporting other populations such as developmentally disabled adults and

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