Congratulations to the Generations United 2013 Award Recipients
Congressman Chris Van Hollen
recipient of the The Jack Ossofsky Award for Lifetime Achievement in Support of Children, Youth and Older Adults:
Honors the lifetime achievements of an individual whose efforts benefit both the young and the old. It is a lasting tribute to Jack Ossofsky, who was Executive Director of the National Council on the Aging, and one of the co-founders and early leaders of Generations United.
Sharon Jayson, of USA Today, recipient of the Media Award
Honors a member of the media who has made an outstanding contribution to promoting understanding and positive interaction among all generations, and to protecting the social compact.
This award recognizes a paper that explores and documents the nature of the intergenerational dynamics that occur within the programs, and/or report on their measurable impacts.
Montana Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Project recipient of the Grandfamilies Award
Honors organizations, professionals, and relative caregivers who have made an outstanding contribution to the field of grandparents and other relative caregivers raising children.
Partners in Development Foundation, recipient of the Intergenerational Innovation Award
Honors an organization or program that has made an outstanding contribution to uniting the generations through creative or exemplary practice.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation, recipient of the Leadership Award for Outstanding Support
Honors a funder whose support has led to significant advances in the intergenerational field.
Barbara Brown, recipient of the Older Adult Volunteer Award
Honors an individual age 60 and older who has made an outstanding contribution to an intergenerational program or who has advocated for older adults and youth.
Kendal at Oberlin, recipient of the Shared Site Award
Honors an organization that has made outstanding contributions to uniting the generations through intergenerational shared sites.
Victoria McGuire and Khari Eyen Zame Johnson, co-recipients of the Youth Volunteer Award
Honors an individual age 25 or younger who has made an outstanding contribution to an intergenerational program or who has advocated for older adults and youth.