People 50+ Want Purpose: Top #EncoreNews of the Week.

Newsworthy

Our new research with the Stanford Graduate School of Education suggests that 34 million people over 50 put purpose beyond themselves front and center in their daily lives. (click to tweet)

We’re really thrilled to see Stria news on the scene, and here’s a taste:

  • Our board member — and chairman of the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging — Paul Irving shares what he sees as challenges and opportunities for an aging U.S. (click to tweet)
  • These curated articles — which include a nod to our Stanford purpose research — make a case for the important role that purpose plays in healthy aging. (click to tweet)  

Congrats to the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute’s 5th cohort, which includes a former UN ambassador, a former executive mayor of the largest borough of London and an expert in financial markets turned restauranteur and organic farmer! (click to tweet)

WorkingNation’s beautiful new #DoSomethingAwesome video shows how JVS BankWork$ is meeting the demand for more qualified entry-level workers in the banking industry. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

Building on Parkland to Sustain Youth Voice [America’s Promise Alliance]

What Moral Heroes Are Made Of [The New York Times]

Social Action Pick of the Week

StartingBloc offers a wealth of opportunities, connections, and resources, plus a global supportive community of purpose-driven professionals, social entrepreneurs, and those transitioning into the work. Become a Fellow with the cohort launching June 21-25 and apply here by June 1st. (click to tweet)