Starting a Plus 50 Program
How to Start a Plus 50 Program on Your Campus 12 Tips for Community Colleges – a guide from the American Association of Community Colleges.
National service for encore-stage adults is a robust (and replenishing) human resource that can improve lives, communities and society, according to Shirley Sagawa and John Bridgeland, Service Year Alliance President/CEO and Vice-Chairman, respectively.
Read their full report, “An Encore of Service: Experienced Americans Helping Vulnerable Youth.”
In 2015 Encore.org and six study partners surveyed nonprofit organizations that had used people in encore roles and asked about the kinds of impact they had observed and the personal characteristics of the individuals that might have contributed to that impact. The results – from volunteers to stipended roles, people in encores deliver unexpected types of impact across the board.
How can the skills and experience of encore talent be mobilized to support vulnerable youth? The full proceedings from Stanford’s Pass It On conference offers compelling ideas and concrete strategies for change.