March 2010

Why I Want to Do a Second Year of Service

It is the middle of March as I write this entry. Around this time, we as AmeriCorps States have to start thinking about what we plan to do next year. Some of us are going back to school. Others are looking for more permanent job opportunities. I am in neither of these categories. What
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Show Us Your Culture Potluck

Potlucks are not new to the Generations Incorporated family, so this time we decided to unite our culinary skills with an array of cultural backgrounds.  Culture is something that is vibrantly expressed in all of the communities that we serve.  Since our day was dedicated to the fusio
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School Reform in Boston Long Overdue

Dr. Carol Johnson is taking very bold, dramatic action to turn around under-performing schools in Boston.   She has spent two years listening, observing, meeting with parents, teachers, community groups, business leaders, and students.  She has been thoughtful, careful, strategic.   A
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Live to be 100?

Dr. Thomas Perls, Director of The New England Centenarian Study wants to help you get there, healthy & happy. Learn more about his work in this recent Time Magazine article, click here to read it.  Dr. Perls will be speaking on March 25th at the Social Innovation Forum’s breakfast
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Social Issue Breakfast: Healthy Aging: Fostering Vibrant Lifestlyes Among Adults 60+

Title: Social Issue Breakfast: Healthy Aging: Fostering Vibrant Lifestyles Among Adults 60+ Description: Join us for a Social Issue Breakfast sponsored by the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, featuring guest speaker Dr. Thomas Perls, Associate Professor of Medicine and Geriatrics at Bost
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Read Across America Day

Today, on Dr. Seuss’s 106th birthday, the National Education Association celebrates Read Across America Day.  It is a day to encourage every child to read in the company of a caring adult.  Right now, across Greater Boston, 298of our students are doing just that with 132 of our Experi
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