Watch Marc Freedman via Livestream on April 4th: Top #EncoreNews of the Week


If you want to learn how to make the most of the longevity revolution, livestream our President & CEO Marc Freedman’s 12th annual Thewlis Lecture on April 4th. (click to tweet)

Listen to this heartwarming story about Joe Bock, the 74-year-old founder of Benchwarmers Basketball, who’s helped dozens of kids off the bench and on to the basketball court. (click to tweet)

If you’re interested in promoting cross-generational learning at work, check out this book from our friend Phyllis Weiss Haserot. (click to tweet)

Finally, our friends at Citizen University seek two new team members, a Managing Director and Program & Communications Coordinator, to help spread citizen power and join their Seattle team. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

Corita Brown: The Civil-Rights Movement’s Generation Gap [The Atlantic]

Marci Alboher: Why I am painting (and decided to take Social Security at 62) [MidCentury Modern

Michelle Hynes: Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys [The New York Times]

Phyllis Segal: Understanding Culture Is Key for Social-Change Advocates [The Chronicle of Philanthropy]

Jim Emerman: A Grandpa’s-Eye View of the March for Our Lives [The Atlantic]

Social Action Pick of the Week

Congress passed, and the president recently signed, the Omnibus appropriations package that increases funding for the Corporation for National and Community Service by $34 million. Help us thank Congress for their work to support programs that allow older adults to give back to their communities each day, like AmeriCorps and Senior Corps. (click to tweet)