Congrats to the 5 AARP Purpose Prize Winners: Top #EncoreNews of the Week

Encore in the Media and Other News

Congratulations to the five winners of the $50,000 AARP Purpose Prize — social innovators age 50+ who are making the world a better place for all ages! (click to tweet)

We’re delighted to introduce you to Anne Kirwan, our new Managing Director of the Encore Fellowships Network. (click to tweet)

Thanks to Afterschool Alliance for helping us spread the word — older adults are a proven commodity when it comes to preparing young people for success. Take it from our own Sarah McKinney. (click to tweet)

Late blooming bilinguals — like our President Ann MacDougall — aren’t only capable of learning languages, but also delivering wisdom to others, as an episode of America the Bilingual describes. (click to tweet)

2017 Next Avenue Influencer in Aging Anne Colby says it’s time to get the word out — aging with purpose in the U.S. is highly underestimated. (click to tweet)

David Williams was back at work eight days after retiring from Intel, this time as an Encore Fellow through the global network, Social Venture Partners Portland. (click to tweet)

The Yale Alumni Nonprofit Alliance and the Encore Fellowships Network teamed up for a night focused on the value of experienced talent to the social sector. Purpose Prize Fellow and YANA member Wicki Boyle reported on it. (click to tweet)

Finally, missed being at our Regional Convening in Boston last week? Catch all of the action on Michelle Hynes’s Storify page. (click to tweet)

What We’re Reading (and Watching)

Stef Weiss: Grandparents raising grandkids grapple with retirement and college costs at the same timeThe Washington Post

Betsy Werley: Why the average retirement age is risingMarketWatch

Ann MacDougall: We Are Reclaiming Chicago One Corner at a TimeThe New York Times

Jim Emerman: How Protest WorksThe New York Times

Encore.org’s Social Action Pick of the Week

Looking for an exciting, international and experiential professional development program to help catalyze your social impact career? The MovingWorlds Institute is now seeking fellows for their next cohort – learn more and apply by October 31! (click to tweet)