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When was the last time u did sthg for the 1st time? 
Don't just sleep on your dreams! You Can join others and have fun while safely trying something new.
This platform of expert young people are looking to further train their skills and meet others

When was the last time u did sthg for the 1st time? Don't just sleep on your dreams! You Can join others and have fun while safely trying something new. This platform of expert young people are looking to further train their skills and meet others

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This idea is in respond to the HMW inspire and engage young people to support older adults through mentorship. For some time I used to do PTMBD interviews with local business leaders, but after reading this challenge I think I can do better. I blog a

This idea is in respond to the HMW inspire and engage young people to support older adults through mentorship. For some time I used to do PTMBD interviews with local business leaders, but after reading this challenge I think I can do better. I blog a

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"With Me v2.0" is a system of interactive experiences that utilizes design as a tool of inclusion to connect generations and encourage intergenerational learning through dialogue and play. 

By existing on a digital platform, which may sometimes ca

"With Me v2.0" is a system of interactive experiences that utilizes design as a tool of inclusion to connect generations and encourage intergenerational learning through dialogue and play. By existing on a digital platform, which may sometimes ca

Photo of Christine Valerio
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In a matter of years, we are all able to fill our living spaces with 'stuff'. Some of that stuff, loses value for us... or we put it into a storage box and never look back. Nonetheless, that 'clutter' could have value to others!
And the funny thing,

In a matter of years, we are all able to fill our living spaces with 'stuff'. Some of that stuff, loses value for us... or we put it into a storage box and never look back. Nonetheless, that 'clutter' could have value to others! And the funny thing,

Photo of Carola Verschoor
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Trying out something new can be nerve wrecking if it feels like its beyond your current abilities. Some people, as they grow older just let technological advances (digital or analog) pass them by.
We would like to help create a network where you can

Trying out something new can be nerve wrecking if it feels like its beyond your current abilities. Some people, as they grow older just let technological advances (digital or analog) pass them by. We would like to help create a network where you can

Photo of Carola Verschoor
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Boxes full of memories, computer folders full of photos... and no inspiration to transform those into something 'beautiful': a piece of self-made art to remind us of the good times!
Young people are digitally savvy and also not involved with the emo

Boxes full of memories, computer folders full of photos... and no inspiration to transform those into something 'beautiful': a piece of self-made art to remind us of the good times! Young people are digitally savvy and also not involved with the emo

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The San Francisco IDEO summer interns have been chomping at the bit to learn more about OpenIDEO and join the conversation around Youth Mentoring, so we got together last week and held a little brainstorm of our own! Key materials included pizza, pos

The San Francisco IDEO summer interns have been chomping at the bit to learn more about OpenIDEO and join the conversation around Youth Mentoring, so we got together last week and held a little brainstorm of our own! Key materials included pizza, pos

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TaskRabbit is a great tool for checking errands off your to-do list, but what if it could also be used to connect people across generations? Instead of simply setting up a new computer, a young tech savvy individual could help teach an older adult ho

TaskRabbit is a great tool for checking errands off your to-do list, but what if it could also be used to connect people across generations? Instead of simply setting up a new computer, a young tech savvy individual could help teach an older adult ho

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Many great ideas comes from collaborations between people with different fields of knowledge.  OpenIDEO is one example of a place where these collaborations comes to life. What if schoolkids at any age, and senior groups came together to solve proble

Many great ideas comes from collaborations between people with different fields of knowledge. OpenIDEO is one example of a place where these collaborations comes to life. What if schoolkids at any age, and senior groups came together to solve proble

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College students teach classes on cutting-edge topics they're passionate about to older adults. A smaller-scale twist on this idea is having students give educational tours of university campuses to senior citizens. These tours would be more elaborat

College students teach classes on cutting-edge topics they're passionate about to older adults. A smaller-scale twist on this idea is having students give educational tours of university campuses to senior citizens. These tours would be more elaborat

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The world as we knew it ceased to exist a long time ago. We live in a time where 5 year olds operate technology that their mothers cannot keep up with. 
My own mother, at 51, still struggles to use a smart phone.
She prefers the older version of bu

The world as we knew it ceased to exist a long time ago. We live in a time where 5 year olds operate technology that their mothers cannot keep up with. My own mother, at 51, still struggles to use a smart phone. She prefers the older version of bu

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A website/hotline system with young people of various backgrounds available round the clock to be called, texted, mailed by various older people to get solutiosns on whatever issues they are facing (like an old people's emergency hotline).

A website/hotline system with young people of various backgrounds available round the clock to be called, texted, mailed by various older people to get solutiosns on whatever issues they are facing (like an old people's emergency hotline).

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Young people can learn a lot from older people as well as older people can from younger ones.
The goal is to match people to teach each other fields of expertise.

How to incentive them?

1) Get knowledge from the person in return
OR
2) Get sp

Young people can learn a lot from older people as well as older people can from younger ones. The goal is to match people to teach each other fields of expertise. How to incentive them? 1) Get knowledge from the person in return OR 2) Get sp

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YouthCall would be a platform where older adults can post projects they need help with, interests they'd like to explore, or jobs they need assistance with. Local youth, whether at home, in the classroom, or at a youth organization meeting can have a

YouthCall would be a platform where older adults can post projects they need help with, interests they'd like to explore, or jobs they need assistance with. Local youth, whether at home, in the classroom, or at a youth organization meeting can have a

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When we're kids, we do odd jobs, like mowing lawns, for a little cash. There's value  for both parties - kids make some scratch, and adults get someone to mow their lawn. The neighborhood is the marketplace. 

What if we had a market place for ment

When we're kids, we do odd jobs, like mowing lawns, for a little cash. There's value for both parties - kids make some scratch, and adults get someone to mow their lawn. The neighborhood is the marketplace. What if we had a market place for ment

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