Bridges Together Blog

Save the Date: Bridges Together + Belmont World Film Family Film Festival to Partner on January 15

If you are in the Boston area, mark your calendars and bring your children and/or grandchildren to Belmont World Film’s Family Film Festival January 12-15! Featuring 12 international films in three different venues (Regent Theatre…

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More Funding Opportunities! New Hampshire & Rhode Island Now Eligible for Funding for Bridges Program or Community IG Leadership Team

If you’ve been following Bridges Together in the past year on social media or in our eNews, you’ve read about the success of our Community Intergenerational Leadership Team initiative. (By the way, you’ll want to…



From the Field: Bridges’ Profound Impact + A Grant Opportunity for YOUR Community

  Bridges Together recently published research that points to the benefits of the Bridges program for youth and older adults alike. But what does that really “mean” and what does it look like for the…


“Intergenerational is a Culture, Not Just a Programming Idea”: BT at the Massachusetts Gerontology Association Fall Policy Forum

“Intergenerational is a culture, not just a programming idea.” – Andrea J. Fonte Weaver, Founder and Executive Director of Bridges Together Inc. On Tuesday, Bridges Together board and staff attended the Massachusetts Gerontology Association Fall…


BT Paper Outlines WHO’s Age-Friendly Domains Using Intergenerational Focus

From January until August, Bridges Together was lucky to have had an amazing intern. We first crossed paths with Marily Gonzalez, a 2017 graduate of College of Holy Cross, about a year ago when she…


Multigenerational Workforce Webinar with Holy Cross a Success

On Wednesday, November 1, Bridges Together founder and executive director Andrea J. Fonte Weaver hosted an Alumni Career Development Webinar via the alumni association of College of the Holy Cross. (Andrea is a proud Holy…




The Research is In! Bridges Good for Youth AND Older Adults

At Bridges Together, we always say that good intergenerational programs are a vaccination against ageism and a prescription for longevity. (We have an entire Research page dedicated to showcasing the studies that demonstrate this!) That…


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