Judson Intergenerational Program is Semi-Finalist for $100,00 Eisner Prize

Judson’s curriculum-based Intergenerational Program “Community Partners” is one of 20 national semi-finalists for the Eisner Foundation’s inaugural $100,000 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence.

The Eisner Prize will recognize an individual or a non-profit organization that excels in uniting multiple generations, especially seniors and youth, to bring about positive and lasting changes in their community. The foundation invites the public to cast their vote for the winner online by going to http://www.eisnerfoundation.org.

About Judson “Community Partners”
Thirty years ago, Judson commenced its first intergenerational collaboration with Ruffing Montessori School in Cleveland Heights. Today, Judson works with over 40 different educational and civic groups throughout Greater Cleveland and on its three residential communities (Judson Park and Judson Manor in University Circle; South Franklin Circle in Chagrin Falls) using curriculum and arts-based programs that serve as a national model for connecting generations, enriching lives and stimulating minds of all ages. Judson’s intergenerational collaborations are purposeful two-way learning opportunities that create meaningful relationships for all program participants. More at www.judsonsmartliving.org.

About the Eisner Foundation
Founded in 1996 by Michael and Jane Eisner and their family, The Eisner Foundation exists to provide access and opportunity for children and the aging in Los Angeles County. The Foundation gives philanthropic support and counsel to exceptionally-run non-profit organizations working to create lasting positive changes in the lives of at-risk and disadvantaged seniors and children in the Los Angeles community. By making grants of over $7 million annually, the goal of The Eisner Foundation is simply to help Los Angeles be a place that protects and nurtures the region’s most vulnerable citizens. To learn more about The Eisner Foundation, please visit www.eisnerfoundation.org.


Media Contact:
Rob Lucarelli, Director of Communications
Office: (216) 791-2321
Cell: (216) 990-7616

Judson is an accredited, not-for-profit organization in Northern Ohio that provides programs and living options for individuals taking responsibility for their successful aging.  Established in 1906, Judson provides independent living, wellness and membership programs, assisted living, memory support services, long-term nursing care, short-term rehabilitation, home care and adult day services.  Judson operates three complementary campuses: Judson Park and Judson Manor, known collectively as Judson at University Circle, and South Franklin Circle in Chagrin Falls.


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