The Atlantic’s recent article, The New Old Age, marks a milestone for CoGenerate (formerly Encore.org), an indication of the uptake of ideas and language we’d been working to develop, implement and disseminate for more than a decade. Written by David Brooks,...
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A new documentary film, Ink & Linda, chronicles the unexpected friendship between Inksap, a Vietnamese-American street artist in his 20s, and Linda, a white modern dance teacher in her 70s. Shortly after a chance encounter brings these two together, they begin...
We’re out to show the world that older and younger people can help solve pressing problems when they work together. To that end, today we’re launching the CoGen Challenge to Advance Economic Opportunity, a partnership with the Ares Charitable Foundation to elevate...
Earl Ofari Hutchinson
Purpose Prize Fellow 2006
Bringing together policy-makers, community leaders and activists
Earl Ofari Hutchinson is an author, political analyst, and syndicated columnist, and has written nine books on the African-American experience. He is one of Southern California’s leading public issues and social change activists and organizers. He founded the National Alliance for Positive Action and the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable in April 2001. The organization’s goal is to inform, educate as well as engage residents, business leaders, elected officials, community activists in South Los Angeles in public dialogue on crucial public policy issues and effect public policy change on the problems of police misconduct, corporate discrimination, media stereotyping, hate crime violence, gender victimization, environmental destruction, public education deterioration, criminal justice system abuses, and economic and political empowerment. The action methods include: Internet media alerts, press conferences, press articles, media interviews, community walks, fax, phone calls and setter campaigns, and legislative lobbying.