On August 16, 2022, Generations United hosted a webinar on the importance of cultural responsiveness in intergenerational programming. This virtual event, made possible with support from the RRF Foundation for Aging, was co-hosted by the National Indian Child Welfare Association and the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging and included examples of organizations bringing younger and older people together in diverse communities and provided practical recommendations for designing programs and activities that reflect different cultural norms and values. Watch and share the recording today.
About the Speakers
Marva Overton is the Executive Director of the Alliance for African American Health in Central Texas. AAHCT’s program, Inter-generational Gardening Soul to Soul, brings youth and elders together to construct and maintain vegetable gardens.
Dr. Danica Brown (Choctaw) is the Behavioral Health Director at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, a non-profit tribal advisory organization serving the 43 federally-recognized tribes of Oregon, Washington and Idaho.
Katherine Kim is the Program Director for the Koreatown Storytelling Program, a multimedia oral history that brings together high school journalists and community elders from the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.
This event was facilitated by Dr. Sarah Kastelic (Alutiiq), Executive Director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association, and featured opened remarks from Generations United Executive Director Donna Butts.