By Mariette Sluyter | The Foundation Lab
Read the first part of this article here.
As the project began we hit many roadblocks. (Blessedly, none of them were from funders or supportive agencies, but from individual human beings.) Shock, laughter, denial, repulsion and silencing. This came from youth, middle-aged people, professionals and, most heartbreakingly, seniors themselves. The attempts we made to overcome the roadblocks came from every angle. When one approach failed, we, our tireless