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Strategies for Children’s Leading the Conversation Panel –Well-Designed, Intentional Volunteer Programs Lead to Real Literacy Gains for Children

Strategies for Children’s Leading the Conversation Panel –Well-Designed, Intentional Volunteer Programs Lead to Real Literacy Gains for Children On March 28th, Mary Gunn, Executive Director and Pat Larts, an AARP Experience Corps volunteer participated in a Strategies for Children 
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World Read Aloud Day

Today is World Read Aloud Day – a day dedicated to raising awareness for literacy as a basic human right. Follow LitWorld.org to check out today’s latest stories of literacy and learning from around the world here. 
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Thank You Building Owners and Managers Association!

We were so honored to be one of four beneficiaries selected at the 25th annual Building Owners and Managers Association Benefit which took place on Saturday, February 8. A special thanks goes out to the BOMA Benefit committee for selecting our organization for this great honor. CT Ran
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The Cradle to Career Initiative Awards $100,000 Grant

Generations Incorporated is proud to announce that it is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from the Boston Cradle to Career Initiative through The Philanthropic Initiative. Funds from the grant will be used to support  our  Read to Succeed strategic plan and will allow us to provide a
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New Report on Healthy Aging in Massachusetts

Citing a newly published report by the Tufts Health Plan Foundation, The Boston Globe has written an article describing the current state of health of Massachusetts’ older adult population. According to the report, in addition to “59 percent of older residents in Massachusetts reporti
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Team Leader Series: Virginia Comma

  In honor of National Mentoring Month, we asked Virginia Comma why she serves: I serve because I see something special happen every time a child learns to read. When children first start visiting their mentors for reading sessions, many of them shutdown, speaking softly and hang
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Site Team Leader Series: Philistine Waters

In honor of National Mentoring Month, we asked Philistine Waters, Site Team Leader at the Young Achievers Science and Math Pilot K-8 School, why she serves: I dedicate my time and service as a way to give back to the community and to be a part of an organization with a meaningful miss
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National Mentoring Month: Stories of Service

In honor of National Mentoring Month, Stephanie Moore shares with us a story about why she serves. This year, while assisting in a first grade classroom, I was asked to personally tutor a young boy named Marcus who had a known oral language deficiency. From our first interaction, he d
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Happy #GivingTuesday

You know about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday… But have you heard about Giving Tuesday? Today— the Tuesday after Thanksgiving — is a day when charities, families and communities join together to make a BIG impact towards doing good. It’s a new post-Thanksgiving
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John F. Kennedy Remembered

November 22, 1963 I was 13 years old, goofing off with my friends in the school cafeteria. Suddenly, our principal spoke over the loudspeaker, directing all students to report to the auditorium.  After we all settled into our seats, he told us that President Kennedy had been shot. We
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