I am a 57 years old ,wife, mother of a blended family of 4 adult, grandmother of 12 great grandmother of 3 . Minister for over 21 years, Community Organizer since 1979. Advocate for abused children. Founder of The Illinois Task Force for Children of Prisoners Children of Promise. Writer of several educational brochures for youth : "Youth and Depression written with the assistance of youth", and "Good Shhush Bad Shhush brochure on when to talk and when not". Founder of first Adult Foster Care Homes in the State of Indiana for aged and disabled as an alternative to a nursing home, with an emphasis of staff bringing children to work to encourage intergenerational life sharing moments thereby instilling hope to each other.