How to End Age Segregation: Top #EncoreNews of the Week.


Our President and CEO Marc Freedman and The Eisner Foundation’s CEO Trent Stamp make the case for ending age segregation in the Harvard Business Review. (click to tweet)

In a lovely personal essay, our colleague Corita Brown explains how youth-serving organizations can use an ‘opportunity lens’ to find older volunteers and staffing. (click to tweet)

Check out this great re-cap from Marc’s talk last month at the Yale School of Management on transforming retirement. (click to tweet)

A new report from The Eisner Foundation and Generations United on intergenerational shared sites highlights innovations that are improving the lives of multiple generations at the same time. (click to tweet)

Our new collaboration with Inspiring Capital pairs Encore Fellows with MBA students in intergenerational teams offering business talent to social impact organizations in the NY metropolitan area. (click to tweet)

Our board chair Paul Irving offers these tips on how to avoid the serious health effects resulting from loneliness and isolation. (click to tweet)

NYC friends: Join us and Be Social Change on July 25th for the New York Nonprofit Connector, a facilitated networking event to strengthen New York’s nonprofit sector by creating meaningful connections, building new partnerships, and sharing ideas and resources. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

More retirees returning to work via Arizona non-profits [Arizona PBS]

Howard Schultz to Step Down as Starbucks Executive Chairman [The New York Times]

Young Floridians Reflect on Gun Violence They Face Every Day [The Takeaway]

Why a 1970’s Conversation about “Old People” is So Relevant to Midlifers Thinking of Their Future Today [LinkedIn]

The Right Fit: Century College serves the Orthotics and Prosthetics industry [WorkingNation]

Social Action Pick of the Week

We’ve teamed up with Shared Nation, a giving circle made up of 1,200 people who make small donations into a shared pool and then, each month, select good causes to spend it on. June’s cause: youth-led organizations. The first 100 Gen2Gen supporters to register here can cheer on some terrific young leaders at no cost. Check it out!