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LinkAges: Combating Loneliness with Usefulness for California Seniors (1/3/2017) - The LinkAges program is tackling social isolation for seniors through inter-generational connections. This program allows members to share and learn skills of all types from one another, building strong purposeful relationships that benefit one's overall health & their community.
A Message of Appreciation (12/29/2016) - From the team at SocialConnectedness.org, we thank you for a wonderful year of understanding and action toward building more connected communities across the globe.
#TogetherForMigration: More Than Just A Number (12/19/2016) - December 18th marked International Migrants Day. This year, the International Organization for Migration called for the recognition that migrants are more than just a number, highlighting that each migrant has a story and we must all work together to build inclusive, strong and resilient communities. How will you stand #Together#ForMigration?
Strengthening Social Connectedness in South Africa (12/14/2016) - Synergos Institute is working with other organizations in Southern Africa to address the issue of social isolation. They are working on how they can incorporate practices within their work and influence public policy to foster greater social connectedenss.
Breaking Bread and Building Connection (12/13/2016) - With the holiday season upon us, Kim's Samuel's latest Huffington Post article "Breaking Bread and Building Connection" reflects on how the act of sharing food and partaking in a meal together can foster a greater sense of social connectedness. Kim notes that food may nourish your body, but community will nourish your soul.
International Human Rights Day: “Reaffirming our Common Humanity” (12/10/2016) - On December 10th everyone is encouraged to stand up for those who are experiencing human rights abuses around the world to celebrate Human Rights Day. Human Rights Watch confirms no action is too small when fostering social connectedness & dignity for all.

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Through ongoing effort, events and dialogue, this network continues its commitment to further ‎understanding of social isolation, to gain insight, and to confirm actions required to support and achieve social connectedness as a key to individual and community well-being.