Encore Voices Wanted for New Fellowship: Top #EncoreNews of the Week.

Newsworthy

We’re thrilled to announce that nominations are now open for the Encore Public Voices Fellowship, our new partnership with The OpEd Project and Ann MacDougall. (click to tweet)

In the first post of an exciting new partnership with LinkedIn, our VP Marci Alboher shares these five tips to reskill in your encore career. (click to tweet

Here’s why the Gen2Gen Encore Prize is a better experience than your typical innovation prizes; apply by the May 25th deadline. (click to tweet)

Don’t miss Marci’s great Q&A with John Leland, author of “Happiness is Choice We Make: Lessons From a Year Among the Oldest Old.” (click to tweet

Most older adults want to contribute to society and many do, as our new study with the Stanford Graduate School of Education shows. (click to tweet)

Our board member Dr. Laura Carstensen makes a strong case for why we should question the idea that productivity declines with age. (click to tweet)

The theme of this year’s Older Americans Month is “Engage at Every Age” and we’re celebrating all of the different ways older adults contribute to our communities, including through our Gen2Gen campaign. (click to tweet)

Finally, kudos to Andy Goodman on the 20th Anniversary  of his company The Goodman Center, and a huge thank you for his leadership as a champion and storyteller in the encore movement. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

My mother, my community [MyAJC.com]

The U.S. spends less on children than almost any other developed nation [The Washington Post]

Social Action Pick of the Week

My Brother’s Keeper is looking for organizations focused on improving life outcomes for boys and young men of color. Learn more here about their Community Challenge Competition and apply by May 24th. (click to tweet)