Survey: Nonprofit Staff Quickly Learn the Value of Colleagues over 50

Survey: Nonprofit Staff Quickly Learn the Value of Colleagues over 50

By Corita Brown“People are always asking me, ‘Why do you hire people over 60 to be on your team?’”Angela Bovill — the CEO of Ascentria Care Alliance, a New England-based organization that provides wraparound services for vulnerable children and families —...
A new look at how older volunteers fuel success at Jumpstart

A new look at how older volunteers fuel success at Jumpstart

Last summer, Kayla Weems was thrilled to get a promotion to senior site manager at Jumpstart, where she would oversee several Los Angeles programs designed to close the kindergarten readiness gap. But with the new role came a host of new responsibilities, a feeling of...
Looking through an opportunity lens

Looking through an opportunity lens

Changing how you see things can help you find resources hidden in plain sight. These three youth-serving organizations used an opportunity lens in their search for volunteers and staff. Here’s what they found. While he was in his nineties, my grandfather packed a bag,...
Gen2Gen In Action: What’s happening near you?

Gen2Gen In Action: What’s happening near you?

I woke up on November 9th with an enormous sense of urgency: urgency to act, to connect with others, to lift up wise and powerful voices, to heal historic divides, to leverage the assets of the multigenerational, multicultural country we share. I learned a lot of what...