Second Career Mistakes: Top #EncoreNews of the Week

Newsworthy

Mistakes to avoid when launching your encore career, from our resident workplace expert Marci Alboher. (click to tweet)

We’re thrilled to share this great new primer on social isolation from Gen2Gen Advisor David Hsu. (click to tweet)

Huge congrats to 2012 Purpose Prize winner Susan Burton for winning the 2018 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Biography/Autobiography)! (click to tweet)  

Watch for the launch of our Movies & Mentors contest next week — and a chance to win $500 in movie tickets. (click to tweet)

Links We Love

Michelle Hynes: Think You Can’t Be a Mentor? These Four Stories May Change Your Mind. [America’s Promise]

Marci Alboher: The write stuff: Enlist retired wordsmiths to help students with their lessons [The Washington Post]

Stef Weiss: Getting a Roommate in Your Golden Years [The New York Times]

Betsy Werley: 18 reasons to prioritise early years in 2018 [nesta]

Social Action Pick of the Week

The Points of Light Civic Accelerator is seeking innovative solutions to advance digital inclusion. Nominate a venture and/or apply here by Friday, March 2nd. (click to tweet)