What Legacy Will You Leave Behind? Top #EncoreNews of the Week


Our VP Marci Alboher’s newest in The New York Times asks a thought-provoking question with implications for both parents and non-parents: If you don’t have kids, what legacy do you leave behind? (click to tweet)

Eunice Lin Nichols, Gen2Gen Campaign Director and VP, shares inspiring ways our partners are standing up for kids following the Parkland shooting and how you can, too. (click to tweet

John D. Kemp, President & CEO of the Viscardi Center and Henry Viscardi School, talks to 3-minute Storyteller about the power of intergenerational mentoring and how we owe it to young people with disabilities to help them get through challenging times. (click to tweet)

Our board member Paul Irving explains why older adults are a powerful talent pool for businesses. (click to tweet)

Here’s some excellent advice from career expert Kerry Hannon on finding a job in your 50s vs. 60s, overcoming ageist stereotypes and starting your encore career. Make sure to check out the full, new Next Avenue podcast series here. (click to tweet)

NYC friends: Join us and Be Social Change on March 15th for the New York Nonprofit Connector, a networking event to strengthen New York’s nonprofit sector by creating connections, building new partnerships, and sharing ideas and resources. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

Marci Alboher: Black Teens Have Been Fighting for Gun Reform for Years [Teen Vogue]

Stef Weiss: Singing Their Way Through Retirement [The New York Times]

Julia Randell-Khan: If you want your kid to get a good job, let them play more [Quartz]

Social Action Pick of the Week

Celebrate the spirit of the Oscars this weekend and join over 80 Gen2Gen supporters across the country, who’ve signed up to host a watch party, bring people of different ages together to watch a mentoring movie and spark a conversation about mentoring in real life. Sign up here to receive a handy guide to get started. (click to tweet)