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Warren Weems

For the Weems family, education is a passion.

So much so that, in his encore, the elder Mr. Weems works as an aide in a local first-grade classroom. The teacher? His wife, Robin.

Listen to this 2:00 interview by their son Jason – presented by Encore.org in partnership with StoryCorps, “America’s oral history project.”

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Encore Stories

Our encores are creating a better future
for our communities and the world.

He helps disabled women who are survivors of domestic abuse find a home for themselves and their children.

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Paul Feuerstein

New York, NY

Having spent time in the Philippines as a child, she found a way to funnel books to poor children from afar.

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Tia Razon

Burlingame, CA

This cross-cultural trainer trains young women worldwide to take the lead on changing their societies for the better.

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Joanne Grady Huskey

Bethesda, MD

For the Weems family, education is a passion.

So much so that, in his encore, the elder Mr. Weems works as an aide in a local first-grade classroom. The teacher? His wife, Robin.

Listen to this 2:00 interview by their son Jason – presented by Encore.org in partnership with StoryCorps, “America’s oral history project.”

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Warren Weems

Baltimore, MD

He aims to stanch the flow of violence and trauma by bringing mobile health clinics to war zones.

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Eberhard Riedel

Seattle, WA

60-year old tutors working in a Los Angeles pre-school show the undeniable results of the “grandparent effect.”

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Senior Corps Volunteers

Los Angeles, CA

She uses art in her encore to help her community understand its past and present.

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Nedra Bonds

Kansas City, KS

The focus of her encore work is on the hardest-to-house homeless.

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Pearl Munak

Paso Robles, CA

From our partner StoryCorps comes an unusual intergenerational story that began after a teen had a disabling car accident.

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Ernest Greene

Asheboro, NC

She’s using an innovative concept to help solve the low-income housing crisis facing her community.

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Carrie Franzwa

Lebanon, OR
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