February 2010

A Week On

For AmeriCorps State Members at Generations Incorporated (G.I.) February break is a week off from our sites but it isn’t a week off of service.  In fact it’s a time when we are busy in the office ensuring the integrity of our program by completing monthly paperwork and a time for us t
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Healthy Day features Boston’s Experience Corps Program

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An Unselfish Volunteer: The Story

On a blistery New England winter morning, the children in the Generations Incorporated (G.I.) program at the Thomas J. Kenny School in Dorchester were working 1-on-1 with their Reading Coaches. Among those volunteers was Joe Powers, a Massachusetts native who has served with G.I. for
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Photo of the Week: Social at Jack Satter House

Volunteers, friends, AmeriCorps members and staff members gathered for a social event at the Jack Satter House in Revere to share personal stories of service and celebrate Generations Incorporated’s achievements in their community.  Site Team Leaders, Board Members, and GI Staff share
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Revere Coffee Club

I had the opportunity to host the second Revere Coffee Club. I entered the Whelan Elementary School around 9:30am and met with a volunteer who had already arrived for the coffee club. People started trickling in as we started the coffee pot and set up the donuts for everyone. Since we
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Experience Corps and Washington University study highlighted by U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Dept. of Ed. and the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) reviewed the study conducted by Washington University this month.  The study released in April 2009 found students with Experience Corps tutors made over 60% more progress in learning critical reading skills.  The WWC rated the
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Food for Life!

Happy Campers
Over and over again research studies tell us that a nutritious diet is essential to both physical and neurological health.  While this age-old adage may seem base and dull, especially when we equate it with Lima beans, Brussels sprouts, and an absence of chocolate cake, an inter-gener
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