Before trying to ascertain the longer-term outcomes of intentional neighboring, it is important to identify aspects of daily living where residents are providing and receiving support from each other.
To determine the impact and outcomes of a program based on intentional neighboring, there must be a focus on relationships.
I no longer ask, “What can we do to make a positive difference in the lives of those we perceive to be needier than we are?”
I now ask, “How can we enrich each others’ lives and in so doing, make people’s lives have real significance?
This paper presents the case for the use of inclusive, non-stigmatizing language in a GHC.
Applies the philosophical and core principles of the GHC model to an alternative educational setting - a GHC school
Presents the evaluation protocol currently being developed as a template for adaptation across multliple GHC sites.