Who will win the Gen2Gen Encore Prize?
You decide! The Gen2Gen Encore Prize offers a total of $100,000, coaching and a year of ongoing support to innovative programs, products and services that tap the talent of adults 50+ to help young people thrive. The top vote-getter will become a finalist and one of 5 cash winners.
Vote for your favorite organization today and once per day (each new day begins at midnight PT) through September 25th.
Share with your friends and spread the word! You must vote yourself; you may not give your proxy to someone else.
You may change your vote as often as you like within a 24-hour period; your last vote is the only one that counts.
Read To Me International Foundation
Tapping older volunteers to help incarcerated moms publish their stories as gifts to their children
Hands-on, out-of-school educational STEM programs to expand the curiosity of students in grades 2-12
Sharing stories about “What Home Means” to help youth cope with the trauma of homelessness
Nuns & Nones
A network of Sisters & spiritually diverse millennials, working together to build a more just world
Engaging youth to tutor older adults in nonviolent Esports to gain college and resume experience
AlaQuest Collaborative for Education
Teaching youth social and emotional skills to support academics and improve school culture
Ben Franklin Circles (92nd Street Y)
Transforming lives and communities through intergenerational discussion groups
Grades of Green
Instilling environmental values and leadership skills in students through campaigns and activities
Using a Native arts apprenticeship program to connect Elders with youth for strengthening identity
Fostering Hope Foundation
Engaging older adults to help youth in foster families heal from trauma and prepare for adult life
the Service Board
Hosting free community dinner clubs to connect youth and elders around the power of food and stories
Harnessing the power of storytelling and performance to connect generations and ensure all are heard
Intergenerational School of Artificial Intelligence
Creating a school where older and younger people prepare for AI jobs together
Our Youth Scientists, NAACP and Equity Consulting
Empowering youth and older adults to advocate together for a just and equitable environment
Bringing older adults and elementary-age children together through a shared love of gardening
eMentoring to build literacy and realize the potential of grade 3-5 students in low-income schools
Connecting people 50+ with youth to encourage and support their aspirations beyond high school
Cornelius Library Foundation
New Learning & Community Gathering Center will revolutionize how libraries serve the public.
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