Meet Four Adults 50+ Protesting Gun Violence: Top #EncoreNews of the Week


Our colleague Sarah McKinney profiles four activists over 50 who are taking to the streets to support the student-led protests over gun violence. (click to tweet)

Millennials are by far our most liberal adult generation, writes our Senior Fellow Paul Taylor in a new Washington Post piece, explaining how they can reinvigorate our politics and democracy. (click to tweet)

We love seeing Encore Fellowships featured in a CNBC story on job growth for workers over 50. (click to tweet)

Hear our resident workplace expert Marci Alboher’s tips for launching an encore career on NextAvenue’s new podcast. (click to tweet)

Our latest Gen2Gen story share with The Christian Science Monitor features Rainy Roth, a volunteer for Crisis Text Line who finds healing in the helping. (click to tweet)

Two new innovations could help push colleges closer to an intergenerational career-and-job oriented model. (click to tweet)

Huge congrats to 2010 Purpose Prize winner Barbara Chandler Allen and the kids at Fresh Artists, whose work is being featured in a new collection by Crate and Barrel! (click to tweet)

Finally, voting closes on Tuesday, so cast your vote for your favorite Gen2Gen mentoring movie today for a chance to win $500 in free movie tickets. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

Corita Brown: The young voices we aren’t hearing in the gun-control debate [The Washington Post]

Marci Alboher: Pinkcast 2.16: This is how to give better feedback in just 19 words [Daniel H. Pink]

Stef Weiss: ‘Grannies for gun control’: These grandmothers are taking to the streets for the March for Our Lives [The Washington Post]

Phyllis Segal: Omnibus Bill Includes Increased Funding for National Service Programs [Voices for National Service]

Social Action Pick of the Week

Is your organization working to improve the lives of Americans over the age of 50? If so, here’s a great opportunity from Uncharted and AARP! They’re offering three months of intensive acceleration support from the AARP Foundation innovation and entrepreneurship team. If you’re interested, please reach out to [email protected] for more information. (click to tweet)