The strengths of each generation must meet the needs of all generations.
— Sandy Kraemer - Intergeneration Month Founder
A Quick Overview
Fourteen years ago, a small group of people formed Intergeneration Foundation and established Intergeneration Day, an annual time to intentionally connect all ages worldwide. In 2013, this highly successful effort expanded into Intergeneration Month: September, in conjunction with the Connect All Ages Campaign.
The importance of Intergeneration Day (now Intergeneration Month) is evidenced by proclamations from 43 state governors and Puerto Rico. Generations United, the largest intergeneration NGO in the world, has participated since the beginning.
Some Participating Organizations:
American Library Association, American Association of Museums, National Easter Seals, Microsoft Corporation, Ent Federal Credit Union, World Jurist Association, National Association of Estate Planners and Council, American Council of Life Insurers, Centura Health, Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Silver Key, University of Colorado Center on Aging , Stanford University Center on Longevity, Illinois Intergenerational Initiative, Temple University Center for Intergenerational Learning, British Columbia, Canada ...and many more, including scores of organizations, countless families and individuals.
Let us know about your participation plans in the All Ages Together Campaign now!
Intergeneration Month: September (IG Month), or any time, is a perfect time to plan an activity.
Individuals, families, non-profits, businesses, any person or organization can participate in the All Ages Together Campaign.
Activity Suggestions for Individuals, Families, Non-Profits and Organizations:
Intergeneration conversations, storytelling, meals, parties, reunions, walks, competitions, programs, faith based events, musical and thespian performances, readings, publications, internet interaction, school, college and university programs, political debates, volunteer services, fundraising and donation of money and goods.
Activity Suggestions for Businesses:
Promotions, coupons and discounts, restaurant and catering services, events and performances, games, financial planning, estate planning, gifts, cards, internet and telephone communications, travel, parties, photography, advertising, flowers, products and services. Business people take note: Mother’s Day generates over $20 billion in retail sales.
The All Ages Together Campaign is an international campaign started in conjunction with Intergenerationmonth.org in the year 2014.
Send us the details of your participation plan to: Intergenerationmonth.org
We will select plans to post on the website. Check the website regularly to see the All Ages Together Campaign participation plans.
IG INTELLIGENCE TEST
Dr. Duke and Dr. Fivush of Emory University developed the “Do You Know Scale” to predict children’s emotional health and happiness. Leaders in other fields found similar results in studies of adult individuals, families, organizations and the military. Management experts say successful human enterprises of any kind require a core identity.
The Scale is a series of questions that tests your knowledge of family history. This knowledge has been proven to be a predictor of personal success. Therefore, this intergenerational scale may be used as an excellent IG Intelligence Test.to take the test, click here
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