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Students Learn About Civil Rights, Integration

"Some 24 third-graders and teachers from the Forman Center of Perelman Jewish Day School joined 17 residents of the Samuel A. Green House in Elkins Park on Feb. 13 as part of Black History Month to learn about civil rights demonstrations and school integration. The students also heard from residents who were involved in some of those events." Source: Jewish Exponent

The Value of Intergenerational Learning

"At the Samuel A. Green House in Elkins Park that is associated with Federation Housing, Inc., a group of residents gather every Thursday afternoon to learn and share their thinking. They have been meeting for about three years, at first under the aegis of Gratz College and now as part of this program. They have explored topics including lessons from the weekly parshah, comparative monotheism, theodicy and When Bad Things Happen to Good People, contemporary issues, stories and legacies of our lives and other subjects along the way. This group includes learners who are in their 70s, 80s and 90s. They are intelligent, insightful, eager to learn and share, and vital. Research indicates that thi

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