Linda Aristondo

Linda Aristondo

“There is no lack of indigent people needing legal representation and an abundance of retired attorneys. However, nonprofit legal services organizations have not yet seen us as valuable resources. I want to explore the creation of encoring attorney fellowships,...
Next Avenue Names Janet Oh 2018 Influencer in Aging

Next Avenue Names Janet Oh 2018 Influencer in Aging

We’re thrilled to congratulate our Gen2Gen Encore Prize Director Janet Oh, who was just named a 2018 Next Avenue Influencer in Aging! Oh’s work helping to launch the Prize has shined a light on adults 50 and older who are using their time, talents and wisdom to help...
Meet the Five Gen2Gen Encore Prize Finalists!

Meet the Five Gen2Gen Encore Prize Finalists!

The projects proposed by the five finalists in the 2018 Gen2Gen Encore Prize competition all tap the talents of people 50+ to help young people thrive, and they all bring creativity and passion to the task. But beyond that, they couldn’t be more different. Common...
And the 2018 Gen2Gen Encore Prize Semi-Finalists Are…

And the 2018 Gen2Gen Encore Prize Semi-Finalists Are…

Encore.org today announced 24 semi-finalists for The Gen2Gen Encore Prize, a national competition that will award a total of $100,000 to five innovators with new ideas for tapping the talent of adults 50+ to help young people who need champions. The semi-finalists...
NPR Covers Encore Fellowships

NPR Covers Encore Fellowships

“Not everyone who reaches so-called retirement age is ready to retire,” observes NPR’s Ina Jaffe in a Morning Edition piece about our Encore Fellowships program, which offers corporate professionals a pathway to use their skills for the greater good. Jaffe...