Cross-Generational Engagement

Sustaining Community Archives’ Futures

Cross-generational Engagement: Sustaining Community Archives’ Futures is designed to foster healthy inter-generational connection and communication in community-based archival spaces. This site provides information and activities designed to foster cross-generational connection in order to support the long-term sustainability of community archives.  This site is a starting point for sustaining cross-generational dialogue, connection, and partnerships within and beyond your organization.

All of the concepts provided within this guide can be modified to suit your own personal and cultural beliefs, practices, wisdoms, and ways of connecting. Adapting the information for your own experience and the experiences of your community members is part of the process.

Click the button below to download a PDF of all of the applied activities and communication strategies provided in this resource.

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Answer the questions in the decision tree to find out what activities on this site will be most useful to you and your community.