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These 10 Innovators Use Cogeneration to Advance Economic Opportunity

These 10 Innovators Use Cogeneration to Advance Economic Opportunity

Our first group of CoGen Challenge awardees are bringing older and younger people together  to boost the economic prospects of substitute teachers, artists with disabilities, people without homes, girls facing hardship in Appalachia, and so much more.   To learn more...

‘I Want These Girls to Know They Have Limitless Possibilities’

‘I Want These Girls to Know They Have Limitless Possibilities’

Gwen Johnson is the founder of Mamaw Mentorship in Eastern Kentucky and one of 10 awardees of the CoGen Challenge to Advance Economic Opportunity. Watch for interviews with all 10 of these innovators bringing older and younger people together to open doors to economic...

Need a Guide To Spark Productive, Intergenerational Conversations?

Need a Guide To Spark Productive, Intergenerational Conversations?

In March, we released our latest report, What Young Leaders Want — And Don’t Want — From Older Allies, summarizing what 31 Gen Z and Millennial leaders had to say about working with older people to solve pressing problems — aka “cogeneration” — and how it can be...

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Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable
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.