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Stand up for National Service

I was 25 when I inadvertently landed in the mecca of national service, leading Experience Corps Bay Area, an intergenerational […]

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Doug Noll, founder of Prison of Peace, featured in the Christian Science Monitor

Doug Noll’s life began at 50, when he abandoned a traditional law practice for mediation and peace-making. Since then, Doug […]

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Four Encore Innovations from Across the Pond

I recently made a quick trip to London on personal business and took advantage of an extra day to visit […]

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Encore.org CEO Marc Freedman Named 2017 Visiting Scholar, the Packard Foundation

It’s a pleasure and an honor to share the news that Marc Freedman has been invited to join the David […]

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Finding Purpose — and Inspiration — in a Boxing Gym

Harry Cummins III found his purpose in life when he opened a boxing gym to reach kids on the streets, […]

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Why Eldercare and Child-Care Facilities Should Be in the Same Place

Driving north on old Highway 1 in Philadelphia, en route to visiting my nursing-home-bound father, I fiddled with the FM […]

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15Qs for Encore Thinkers: Jimmie Briggs, Activist Documentarian

Just who’s writing, thinking and talking about the encore movement? Encore.org’s recurring feature showcases some of the behind-the-scenes players that […]

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#Gen2Gen campaign, powered by @EncoreOrg & #EncoreNews of the Week

Encore in the Media and Other News In a week distinguished by the first presidential debate, we’re delighted to share […]

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Summer Reading, Encore Style

Dear Friends, As we round the shoulder of summer into August, I’d like to share some reading highlights, rich with […]

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Art and Activism, Stitch by Stitch

The latest Encore.org story featured by our media partner The Christian Science Monitor profiles Nedra Bonds, who creates “quilts with […]

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