A highly valued educational partner, Renée Boynton-Jarrett, MD, ScD, is a practicing primary care pediatrician at Boston Medical Center, a university professor, and a parent of three. As the founding director of the Vital Village Community Engagement Network, she supports …

Honoring Human Dignity to Increase Wellbeing: Dr. Renée Boynton-Jarrett Receives Worldmaker’s Community Weaver Award Read more »

Dear Friends, This month we are reminded of the power of community to ensure all members of society, especially our young people, are cared for, respected and included in meaningful ways.  The process of worldmaking is one of helping people …

Exclusive Resilience Resource, Communities Role in Child Well-Being and Trailblazers – April Newsletter Read more »

Dr. Mollie Marti talks with Dr. Renée Boynton-Jarrett, founding Director of Vital Village Networks and Worldmaker’s 2021 Community Weaver Honoree. Join us to learn about trauma-informed, community-based strategies rooted in the dignity of every human that reduce risk and promote …

Going Beyond Equality & Equity to Create Thriving Communities with Dr. Renée Boynton-Jarrett Read more »

For twelve months we have been isolated, separated from family and friends because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Sharing meals, holidays, and hugs with our children or grandchildren who do not live with us, attending civic meetings or religious services, gathering …

A Story about Grandfriends: How Community Involvement Can Help Seniors Thrive Read more »