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Conference to Celebrate Intergenerational Programs


In a collaborative effort, Children FIRST will join the Ravazzin Center on Aging for a conference that merges the groups’ two separate missions: one that focuses on the helping the aging, and the other which focuses on helping the young.

The event, titled “Practice Across the Lifespan: Intergenerational Work in Action,”will take place on Wed., March 9, at Fordham’s Westchester campus from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. National policy and best practices will be discussed in lectures an breakout sessions.

“We often silo child welfare and care for the aging,” said Janna Heyman, PhD, professor and director of the Ravazzin Center. “What we’re trying to foster is a way to blend the services.”

Read the rest of the story in Inside Fordham.


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