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Jaia Peterson Lent (right) with (l-r) Dr. Megan L. Dolbin-MacNab, grandparent caregivers, Bette Hoxie (executive director of Adoptive & Foster Families of Maine and the Kinship Program) and Dr. Sharon McDaniel (founder, president and CEO of A Second Chance, Inc.)
Friday, March 24, 2017
Generations United Testifying on Behalf of Grandfamilies
The Senate Aging Committee hearing on grandfamilies impacted by the opioid epidemic focused on the health and well-being of grandparents who take on the role of raising their grandchildren later in life and what Congress can do to help them. Our Deputy Executive Director Jaia Peterson Lent highlighted the common factor that unites grandfamilies. Jaia said, "They believe beyond a shadow of a doubt in the importance of family." (See highlights.) Watch the recording.
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Watch our animated video on the value of intergenerational communities. 

Congress adjourned for 2016 without passing the Family First Act. Thank you for your tireless advocacy in support of the bill. We must continue to raise our voices.  Learn more 

 


We're honored to be the recipient of The 2015 Eisner Prize for Lifetime Achievement in Intergenerational Advocacy! Check out the video

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