New Milken Essay on Encore Talent for Social Change: Top #EncoreNews of the Week


A new report by the Milken Center on the Future of Aging calls on business leaders to act now if they want to capitalize on the opportunities of an aging population. (click to tweet) As part of the report, our CEO Marc Freedman explains why Encore Fellowships are a powerful model for talent innovation. (click to tweet)

Encore VP Marci Alboher interviews “Jolt” author Mark Miller about how traumatic life events can lead to growth and change that put people on a path to social purpose. (click to tweet)

Help Gen2Gen partner Generations United identify intergenerational programs across the country; take their quick survey here. (click to tweet)

Gen2Gen partner America’s Promise asks: How is the issue of school shootings impacting young people in your life and how you are dealing with this issue in your own organization, school, or community? (click to tweet)

We’re seeking purpose-driven, talented individuals to be a part of the growing encore movement and our Encore Fellowships Program in one of these new jobs. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

Nancy Peterson: Laurie Green keeps retired doctors working with health clinics for needy [San Francisco Chronicle]

Corita Brown: Disproving the Hero Myth of Social Entrepreneurship [Nonprofit Quarterly]

Social Action Pick of the Week

What could $100,000 do for your nonprofit? Beyond the cash award itself, the Drucker Prize gives nonprofits a host of practical insights to help them become more innovative and more effective. Learn more and apply here by April 30th. (click to tweet)