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Services Profile: The University Without Walls will be a part of the Go Africa Harlem 2016 Street Festival on 7/16/2016

We are happy to welcome The University Without Walls to the street festival on 7/16/2016

Visit www.GoAfricaHarlem.org for more information.  the Go Africa Harlem Street Festival will take place on 7/16/2016 from 10am – 7pm on 116th Street btw. 7th & 8th Aves. please register athttp://goafricaharlem.org/events/general-attendee-sign-up-for-go-africa-harlem-2016-street-festival-on-july-16th-2016/  or email Info@GoAfricaHarlem.org or phone 646-502-9778 Ext. 8001.

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Facebook: @dorotusa

The University Without Walls is part of DOROT, a nonprofit dedicated to alleviating social isolation among older adults and providing services to help them live independently as valued members of the community. Our interactive teleconference programs, and our new video conference program, bring courses and workshops to older adults in the comfort of their homes. Older adults can connect with others and benefit from educational, cultural and entertainment from anywhere with just a telephone connection. All programs are low cost, and the majority of seniors participate for free. 419162_10150671628243728_326607353_n

Thank you,

For more Information, Contact:

Laurena Oliveri

Outreach Liaison

Educational Services


171 West 85th Street

New York, NY 10024

Direct Tel: 917-441-3726

Main Tel: 212-769-2850

Fax: 212-769-4989


DOROT – Generations Helping Generations

Vision, Mission and Values Statement

For more than three decades, DOROT has been an innovative leader in the fields of aging services and volunteerism. Building upon this success, we initiated a strategic planning process with the overriding goal of strengthening our ability to carry out our core mission.

The strategic plan, adopted by DOROT’s Board of Directors in March 2011, is guided by the Vision, Mission and Values as set forth below. The Mission Statement highlights DOROT’s belief that reducing social isolation, along with providing concrete services, has a powerful effect on improving the lives and health of older adults. In revising the Mission Statement, we wanted to give more prominence to the intent that underlies all we do, and emphasize the real impact our programs have on enabling seniors to live with dignity, independence and improved health in the community. In an era of concern over rapidly rising health care costs and a nation that is rapidly aging, our work will have increasing importance.

DOROT will be an innovative leader in mobilizing volunteers of all ages to improve the lives and health of the elderly, addressing the challenges of an aging society.

DOROT alleviates social isolation among the elderly and provides services to help them live independently as valued members of the community. We serve the Jewish and wider community, bringing the generations together in a mutually beneficial partnership of elders, volunteers and professionals. Our work provides an effective model for others.


  1. Jewish Communal Responsibility
    Affirming our commitment to honor the older members of the community, by bringing the generations together
  2. Commitment to Excellence
    Upholding the highest of standards in all that we do
  3. Compassion
    Connecting personally with sensitivity and concern to provide exceptional care
  4. Making a Difference
    Having a demonstrable impact in the lives of the people we serve
  5. Integrity
    Being worthy of the trust of all our constituents
  6. Innovation
    Being dedicated to learning and to creatively addressing the evolving needs of the elder and volunteer communities