Innovation Can’t Wait

The COVID-19 era insists that the village movement embrace innovation to succeed. In lieu of a face-to-face convening, we held a four-part workshop series titled “Innovation Can’t Wait.” All sessions took place on Zoom and were accessible through a smart phone, tablet, computer, or landline. Close Captioning was provided.

The Workshops

The links take you to the session’s video recording.

June 24       Building and Strengthening Community with Dr. Patrick Arbore, Founder and Director of the Friendship Line

July 8           Marketing and Membership with Helen Elder, Partnership Coordinator, Villages Northwest

July 22        The Intergenerational Village with Kate Hoepke, Executive Director of San Francisco Village and Encore Fellow

August 5     Financial Sustainability Speaker with Jan Masaoka, CEO, California Association of Non-Profits


Our generous sponsors included:

  • AARP California
  • Able Access Home Modification
  • ATI Advisory
  • Covia
  • Onward Rides

Information about our sponsors’ services and contacts are here.

Ashby Village members are clowning around

Member Spotlight

Ashby Village

With 600 members and volunteers, Ashby Village is a warm, welcoming community, rooted in connection, social support and a spirit of resiliency. We draw strength from one another to live our lives with vitality and joy. Given our Berkeley roots, we are socially active, too, advocating for policies to make our city age-friendly.