Meet the 2017 Next Avenue Influencers in Aging: Top #EncoreNews of the Week

Encore in the Media and Other News

We’re thrilled to see our Generation to Generation Campaign Director Eunice Lin Nichols selected as a 2017 Next Avenue Influencer in Aging, along with our board member Ellen Goodman and 2012 Purpose Prize winner Susan Burton. They’re in great company — view the full list of awardees here. (click to tweet)

Join our CEO Marc Freedman on October 5th, when he keynotes the United Nations Day of Older Persons celebration; register here by the October 1st deadline. (click to tweet

Our President Ann MacDougall shares her experience of being in the very place where the women’s rights movement was born to celebrate our board member Sherry Lansing’s induction into the National Women’s Hall of Fame. (click to tweet)

Finally, if you’re in NYC on October 12, join us and Be Social Change for the New York Nonprofit Connector, a networking event focused on connecting individuals and organizations driving impact in New York’s nonprofit sector; get tickets here. (click to tweet)

What We’re Reading (and Watching)

Stef Weiss: Want to stay strong as you age? Find a purposeThe Washington Post

Ann MacDougall: The Ever-Changing Business of ‘Anti-Aging’The New York Times

Veronica Kapnick: Donate to the One America AppealOne America Appeal 

Encore.org’s Social Action Pick of the Week

Nestle’s Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize will help scale up or replicate business-oriented initiatives that address challenges in nutrition, water or rural development. Applicants have a chance of winning prizes totalling CHF 500,000; a trip to the 2018 World Water Forum in Brasilia; an opportunity to pitch live to the Nestlé Creating Shared Value Council; an impact-focused boot camp run by Ashoka; and a chance to fast track to social investment in an Ashoka Accelerator. See details here and apply by 10/31. (click to tweet)