Assessing the social impact of intentional neighboring

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Assessing the social impact of intentional neighboring

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.

Evaluating intentional neighboring

To determine the impact and outcomes of a program based on intentional neighboring, there must be a focus on relationships.

The Perception Factor: A Personal Journey

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?

New books feature GHDC and Hope Meadows

Three new books feature GHDC and Hope Meadows — Bill Thomas' Second Wind; Beth Baker's With a little help from our friends; and Ross Parke's Future families.

Multigenerational communities sprout to aid vulnerable people

GHDC's work was featured in an article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, which highlights several communities currently in operation or in active development.

Generations of Hope Communities: Augmenting social services with neighborhood care

Explores the basic GHC model, beginning with a brief overview of the vulnerable populations that could be supported by these communities, followed by a discussion of community connectedness, and of key strategies and practices of GHCs.

Creating the everyday magic of a GHC: The power of language

This paper presents the case for the use of inclusive, non-stigmatizing language in a GHC.

Restoring hope: Integrating living and learning communities for vulnerable youth

Applies the philosophical and core principles of the GHC model to an alternative educational setting - a GHC school

The Generations of Hope Community model: Opportunities and challenges for evaluation

Presents the evaluation protocol currently being developed as a template for adaptation across multliple GHC sites.