What is STEP?

STEP is an international movement inspiring people to bridge the generations through empowering conversations.

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STEP

Founded in Olympia, 2014, STEP elders and youth ages 13-35 meet every Saturday at 11am via Zoom.

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STEP TWO

A multi-age gathering where women talk, story, listen, be heard and have fun doing it!

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STEP UP

Founded in Victoria BC, STEP UP encourages youth 18-30 to learn and share with elders of the community.

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Brain STEPS

Improve your Brain, Grow your focus, Increase your memory.

Beginning with just twelve people, in five years, over four hundred people have enjoyed STEP.

STEP helps youth learn social skills, hear living history, and build a heightened sense of community.

STEP helps elders raise their sense of happiness and belonging, grants a sense of purpose, and reduces social isolation for stronger well-being.

BRIDGING THE GENERATIONS

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Programs of Distinction award from Generations United in Washington DC

This prestigious award was granted to just five programs across the nation and has a three year designation.

STEP CONNECTIONS

"They give me hope for the future."

"I'm not afraid to talk to older people now."

"I was tired when I came in, now I am energized."

"I learned to do what makes you happy."