What’s Your Favorite
#Gen2Gen Mentoring Movie?
Welcome to Gen2Gen Movies & Mentors
We’re bringing together the power of movies to influence our culture with the power of mentors to change lives.
The voting portion of the Gen2Gen Movies & Mentors contest has now closed. Thank you for helping us select the top 10 Gen2Gen mentoring movies of all time — stay tuned to find out which ones made the list. In the meantime, find out more about becoming a mentor in real life below.
Interested in Hosting a Watch Party?
Do you love movies? Want to spotlight the power of mentoring in Cincinnati? Host a Gen2Gen Movies & Mentors watch party.
These gatherings bring friends, family, neighbors or colleagues together to watch a movie that features the power of mentoring and then discuss what it means to be a mentor in real life. Sign up online for our simple guide and downloadable invitation, then for the first 20 we'll reach out to arrange a time if you would like to stop by Gen2Gen Cincinnati to pick up a free Movie Pack with popcorn and candy.
You can also win free movie tickets and a movie-themed gift basket! Take pictures at your party and post them to social media using hashtags #Gen2Gen, #MentorIRL, and #Gen2GenCincinnati to be entered in our local drawing.
Ways to Mentor in Cincinnati
Want to mentor close to home? Here are some organizations in the Cincinnati area.
National lead partners in the Movies & Mentors contest are:
MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
Big Brothers Big Sisters of America
Strive for College
The Village to Village Network
The Gen2Gen campaign has 125 other partners, all working to help kids thrive.
Gen2Gen Movies & Mentors is funded through the generous support of The Eisner Foundation.
Who We Are
Through Inspiring Service, Encore Cincinnati’s mission is to create an inviting environment for people entering their "encore" careers, channeling the talents and passions of Cincinnatians who are 50 or better towards second acts that serve a social purpose and connecting like-minded adults in ways that build their encore community.
Generation to Generation Cincinnati, an initiative of Encore Cincinnati, is a regional innovation partner that supports the national Gen2Gen campaign to mobilize one million adults over the age of 50 to improve the lives of children in our country.
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Inspiring Service is proud to launch "Generation to Generation Cincinnati" as an important initiative of its "Encore Cincinnati" program. Encore.org is building a movement to tap experienced adults to improve communities and the world. Founded in 1998 by social entrepreneur Marc Freedman, Encore.org grew out of a desire to transform America's increasing longevity and vitality — one of the most significant demographic shifts of the 21st century — into a powerful, positive resource to build a better future for future generations.Learn More