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I love this. Thank you for your wonderful idea Amy and Jessica! My late paternal grandmother had Alzheimer's. I know how important it was for our family members, her many caregivers at various periods in her later years, to stay connected in community and active. I've also seen the power of dance to strengthen the social network and mental health of my maternal grandma, who throughout her 80s has been a part of her local Chinese dance group and has at the same time taken care of my grandpa. I think this project could definitely help caregivers practice self-care and flourish in community! Keep up the great work!

Great find Shari! I love the idea of local youth using a platform like this to build their own employment opportunities and provide authentic tourist experiences to those abroad. What if there were a way for those even without access to internet to get these same livelihood opportunities and share their experiences?


Tim commented on Re-visioned Gap Year

Sarah, I really resonate with the idea of taking a "year-on" to more deeply explore career possibilities, revitalize, and reflect. And I think it would be really cool to consider how companies or organizations can partner with those taking time off to provide employment opportunities at the end.