SAGE was pleased to honor Jay Bloom and Bridge Meadows with our SAGE Awards for their work promoting intergenerational relationships and building communities in which all generations are valued.
For over 30 years, Jay Bloom has been an innovator, coach and leader in the development of communities in which people of every age thrive. He is a pioneer in Portland’s age-friendly movement, providing leadership and support for organizations and individuals that impact the lives of youth, adults and older adults. SAGE honored Jay Bloom because he exemplifies the spirit of SAGE – someone who gives forward through hard work and dedication with a remarkable gift for inspiring others to be their best selves and to give forward.
Bridge Meadows helps children who have experienced the foster care system heal from trauma by providing stable, affordable housing, therapeutic programs, and intergenerational community. SAGE honored Bridge Meadows because their work transforms lives and solves social issues that impact each generation, improving health, well-being and resilience. Bridge Meadows exemplifies the promise of building communities where all ages can thrive together.
During this event, we were also grateful to offer a special concert to honor the legacy of Portland Commissioner Nick Fish. Special thanks to Marcia Hocker and Darrell Grant for their support of this special concert.
>>>Watch the SAGE Awards event & the special concert below.