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News You Can Use: January 30

This weekly roundup includes news for the week of January 25, 2015.

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The Case for a National ‘Legacy Corps’

If Washington lawmakers could pass one policy to benefit older Americans in 2015, it should be a brand-new Legacy Corps, […]

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Looking for a Second Career? Try Before You Buy

My one tip for older Americans who are currently out of work, but who would like to find full-time employment? […]

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Age Bias, Higher Ed and Other Encore Buzz, from The New York Times to “The Daily Show”

The dawn of another calendar year indelibly marks time’s passage. Here at Encore.org, 2015 also marks the 10th ‘birthday’ of […]

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Marc Freedman

Marc Freedman

Encore.org Founder & CEO

Marc is the Founder and CEO of Encore.org, a renowned social entrepreneur, thought leader, and writer—an expert on the new face of aging. View Marc’s bio.

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Ann MacDougall

Ann MacDougall

Encore.org President

Ann is President of Encore.org.  She previously served as COO of Acumen Fund, a global venture capital fund focused on goods and services for low-income customers. View Ann’s bio.

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Marci Alboher

Marci Alboher

Vice President of Marketing and Communications

Marci is Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Encore.org and one of the nation’s leading authorities on career issues and workplace trends. View Marci’s bio.

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Jim Emerman

Jim Emerman

Executive Vice President

Jim is Executive Vice President of Encore.org leading the organization’s thought leadership, research and storytelling work and engaging scholars and opinion leaders around the encore idea. View Jim’s bio.

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Phyllis Segal

Phyllis Segal

Vice President

Phyllis is Vice President of Encore.org leading initiatives aimed at developing encore opportunities in the social sector, with particular focus on children and youth. View Phyllis’ bio.

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