Inter-Generational

Caring Together_2LOPF has championed inter-generational practice, its mutual benefits to young and old, and power to create stronger communities. We believe that inter-generational work could help meet many of the city’s priorities and is particularly crucial at a time when cuts to public services are being made and generations are being pitched against each other for ever decreasing resources.

 

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Back in 2013 Leeds Older People’s Forum produced a publication called Generations Together in Leeds (see below) which highlighted some of the excellent inter-generational work in the city.

We are now planning on producing an updated (online only) version featuring different organisations and projects in order to highlight the continuing inter-generational work which goes on in Leeds and we are looking for organisations which would be interested in being involved.

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We are looking for organisations from the third, statutory or private sector who are willing to be involved with this project and who want to tell everyone about the inter-generational work they do and the benefits it brings to everyone involved (young & old alike).

The publication will be a similar format to the original version  a copy of which you can download at http://bit.do/gen2gether to give yourself an idea of what it is we are looking for.

If you have a project or scheme that you would like to be considered please contact Leeds Older People’s Forum using the contact details below.

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Sean Tunnicliffe, Communications Officer, Leeds Older People’s Forum
sean.tunnicliffe@forumcentral.org.uk | (0113) 244 1697 


Generations Together: Intergenerational Work in the City

Cover Image 1Generations Together: Intergenerational Work in the City is a report produced by Leeds Older People’s Forum, which was published in July 2013.

This report showcases a sample of inspirational intergenerational projects that are currently or had recently taken place.

Click here to download the report

The Forum Blog contains a number of articles about inter-generational work

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