What’s on Tap for Gen2Gen Summer Fun(d)?

What’s on Tap for Gen2Gen Summer Fun(d)?

  More than 200 people of all ages applied to the Gen2Gen Summer Fun(d) in June with a wealth of scrappy, creative and fun ideas to bring the generations together. Congratulations to the 20 applicants below (listed alphabetically by state) — all Gen2Gen...
A Prize Without Losers? That’s the Plan.

A Prize Without Losers? That’s the Plan.

About five years ago, Kevin Starr offered a searing critique of the social sector prize-industrial complex in his piece, Dump the Prizes. Prizes, particularly crowdsourced ones, waste too much of everyone’s time, he wrote, rewarding novelty and distracting people from...
Need STEM Teachers? Look to Older Adults

Need STEM Teachers? Look to Older Adults

“With jobs, as with parties, it is best to leave when you are still having a good time.” With that, British business columnist Lucy Kellaway announced in late 2016 that she would no longer write the columns that had made her a revered figure in Britain for three...
Top 10 Gen2Gen Mentoring Movies

Top 10 Gen2Gen Mentoring Movies

In January, Gen2Gen — a national campaign to mobilize 1 million people 50+ to help kids thrive — launched Movies & Mentors, a contest to crowdsource a list of the best intergenerational mentoring movies of all time and inspire people over 50 to mentor in real...