Wide Public Support for Programs that Pair Youth and Seniors, Little Knowledge of Movement to Build Them
Ask people about intergenerational sites – where older citizens and youth are paired together at the same physical location – and they’ll mostly tell you they have never heard of it.
Putting Families First
In otherwise contentious and turbulent times, Congress is coming together to support a fundamental American value — family. The Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 passed the House but now faces an uncertain future in the Senate.
Judy Cockerton: Transforming Foster Care in America, One Community at a Time
Judy Cockerton greets me with a big grin, arms open wide. Cockerton is the founder of the Treehouse Foundation, an organization seeking to impact child welfare practice and promote investment in the nation’s foster and adopted youth through the development of effective programs and practices.
Simone Biles Flies Through the Air Because Her Grandparents Gave Her Roots
Some have said one of our country’s Olympic gymnasts, Simone Biles, may be the best ever. She’s wowing spectators with her skill, talent, determination and incredible spirit. She’s a grand success whose story could have so easily taken a very different turn if it wasn’t for her grandparents.