Educating from Experience with EnCorps: Top #EncoreNews of the Week.

Newsworthy

Watch how our Gen2Gen partner EnCorps STEM Teachers — founded by our board member, and former Paramount Pictures CEO, Sherry Lansing — is leveraging encore talent to help shape the lives of thousands of young Californians! (click to tweet)

Conny Caruso Hutchinson and Laura Abaroa found each other through Homeboy Industries, where they’ve developed an exquisite intergenerational friendship; watch here via our partner 3 Minute Storyteller (click to tweet)

A winner of the National Merit Scholarship in 1976, our colleague Deborah Henken is using her experience to help new winners, especially women, obtain the support they need to pursue their dreams — a shining example of living Gen2Gen. (click to tweet

Congrats to our Gen2Gen partner Strive for College, a NewSchools Ignite: Future of Work Challenge winner! Their innovative ed tech platform is connecting older adults to young people to help them successfully navigate the college and financial aid application process; it’s just the type of social innovation we need more of. (click to tweet) And kudos to Strive CEO Michael Carter for making the Cafe100 list of extraordinary changemakers addressing some of our biggest social challenges. (click to tweet

If you’ve got questions about the Gen2Gen Encore Prize, join us for an info session on May 14th from 11:30a-12p PT, via Facebook LIVE on our Gen2Gen page, to get answers. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

Intergenerational Friendships: The Key to Happiness at any Age | Anjali Bindra Patel [TEDxBend]

Connections Q&A: What Private Sector Innovations Are Most Needed? [Stria News]

Social Action Pick of the Week

The Global Good Fund is searching for social innovators for their 2019 cohort to be part of a 12 month global leadership development Fellowship. Learn more and apply here by June 30th. (click to tweet)