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Exciting news from Washington!
President Barack Obama has signed the Older Americans Reauthorization Act of 2016.
MRHS is excited to offer an 8-week inter-generational dance program thanks to the generous support of the UJA Federation of New York and Dances For A Variable Population.
The program will run on Fridays beginning April 15th at 4:30. The program will be done in collaboration with children from the Grant Houses.
MOVEMENT SPEAKS® is a series of sequential dance workshops and public performance for people of all ages and abilities promoting access to movement in strong and creative ways. Developed in 2010 by master teacher Naomi Goldberg Haas and Dances For A Variable Population, the program celebrates the power of community through the experience of dance.
The first class is scheduled to meet on April 15th at 4:30 in the Recreation Center in 100 LaSalle. All of the remaining classes will meet in Thurgood Marshall.
Columbia Aging Center Perceptions of Age Study
Omar Halawa is a student researcher working with Dr. David Weiss (Assistant Professor at the Columbia Aging Center) to investigate perceptions of aging among older adults. In a current study, the researchers study how images of aging may differ across different countries and cultures. The research project will be carried out using a brief, 1-page survey distributed to participants.
Omar Halawa will be at MRHS on Wednesday, April 6 at 3:00 PM in the Tuttle Center to distribute surveys to those interested in participating. Donuts will be provided by Columbia!
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