Bears, Wolves and Buffalo: My Wildlife Encore

John Kerr is living out his childhood dream as a National Park Service ranger, protecting precious natural places in the American West, flat hat included. The Park Service recruits plenty of encore-stage volunteers, but as a 60-something, paid, part-time ranger at...

October “Story Slam for Youth”

Calling all mentors, tutors, teachers, coaches – anyone making a difference in young lives. Share your story and receive an Encore gift. This October, we’ve launched the Encore.org Story Slam for Youth, a special appeal for first-person stories by experienced adults...

April is #EncoreStory Slam Month!

Got a story about making an impact in your community? Enter our Encore Story Slam and get some “thank-you” goodies from Encore.org. During the month of April, Encore.org is giving away our nifty aluminum water bottle and copies of journalist Nicholas Kristof’s newest...