Growing strong writers by connecting schools to their community in order for students to author the life stories of local senior citizens.


Fostering empathy and understanding for the experiences of others is critical to developing an engaged younger generation who recognize that all members of society have value. By bringing together two traditionally disengaged populations to enable personal stories to be told, LifeBooks gives young people the tools to reshape the conversations we have with and about one another.

"Listening to my LifeBook for the first time was an emotional experience." - Charlie Johnson Jr.

Students shared what they learned as they presented the seniors with thier LifeBooks for the first time.