More than just a collective of grandmothers, we are a force for community level change, addressing societal challenges, promoting sustainability, and advocating for a world built on empathy and inclusivity. The Grandmother Collective seeks to rewrite the narrative of aging, proving that the later chapters of life are filled with purpose, impact, and a commitment to leaving the world better.
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Youth and Elders Together Online Course
This free online course aims to bridge generational gaps and harness the collective wisdom of elders and the vibrant energy of youth to drive meaningful social change. "Youth and Elders Together" provides a unique platform for individuals and organizations seeking innovative tools and strategies to foster collaboration between generations. Tailored for community practitioners, activists, and anyone passionate about building inclusive initiatives, this course emphasizes the power of intergenerational partnerships in addressing contemporary social challenges. Through facilitated online learning sessions, participants will gain practical guidance, inspiration, and a comprehensive understanding of how grandmothers, with their wealth of experience, can be strategically included in diverse social change projects.
What We're Doing
Ways to Get Involved
Explore the Tea for Change Handbook, which comprises five essential parts, alongside a selection of downloadable materials. These resources include an invitation, a Grandmother Magic handout, and a collection of inspiring stories highlighting grandmothers who are making a positive impact around the world.
Download Thrive Together
With Ashoka we have developed Thrive Together: a Changemaking Guide to Intergenerational collaboration to equip grandmothers - and other older changemakers - with practical ideas for engaging with changemaking or starting a program or initiative in their area.
Check out Road Scholar's Top Volunteer Opportunities for Older Adults
We know that sometimes people aren't ready to host their own conversations about change or lead new initiatives. All efforts to support a better world matter - big or small. Read about some volunteer opportunities in this Road Scholar article and they wrote about us!