Why invest in connecting the generations?

Why invest in connecting the generations?

For those who offer funding and those who seek it, a new paper commissioned by Encore.org and written by business journalist Sarah Murray makes the case for intergenerational solutions. In this blog post, Sarah explains what she uncovered in her research. As a...
Meeting the Multigenerational Moment

Meeting the Multigenerational Moment

An exciting, 13-part essay series from the Stanford Social Innovation Review, in partnership with Encore.org and The Eisner Foundation, starts now. Photo credit: Gracia Lam “Brilliant inventors and good intentions created one age-segregated institution after...
“We’re Both There for Companionship”

“We’re Both There for Companionship”

Lori’s Hands connects college students with mostly older people living with chronic illness, helping ease loneliness for both groups while building bridges across generational, racial and cultural divides. It’s a Sunday night and we’re gathered to prepare and eat...
Big talents add new capacity at Encore.org

Big talents add new capacity at Encore.org

Introducing our first creative in residence, plus five new senior fellows We’re excited to introduce you to a diverse group of five new advisors — plus a familiar Encore.org leader now in a new role. Together, they bring a wealth of ideas, talents and creative...
How we bring generations together

How we bring generations together

Listen in on a conversation between two changemakers and Ashoka Fellows — Marc Freedman and Jill Vialet. Or just check out the highlights. Social entrepreneur, writer, and thought leader Marc Freedman founded Encore.org 20 years ago — a community of changemakers...