Nurturing Purpose Beyond the Self in Older Adults

This article was written by Anne Colby and Jim Emerman. The Pathways to Encore Purpose (PEP) project is a collaboration between the Stanford Graduate School of Education and Encore.org. The project began with a nationally representative survey of nearly 1,200 adults,...

$50,000 Prizes for Five Social Entrepreneurs Over 50

Dear friends, This past week marked a milestone for Encore.org and a new beginning for the Purpose Prize – now the AARP Purpose Prize™ and now open for nominations. Do you know extraordinary people over 50 who use their life experience to make a better future for all?...

Marc Freedman Joins EnCorps’ Board of Directors

We wanted to share this great news about our CEO/founder Marc Freedman: LOS ANGELES, CA – February 8, 2017 — The EnCorps STEM Teachers Program proudly welcomes Marc Freedman to its Board of Directors. As founder and CEO of Encore.org, Freedman’s expertise and...

Summer Reading, Encore Style

Dear Friends, As we round the shoulder of summer into August, I’d like to share some reading highlights, rich with compelling “encore” intersections.  First of all, I’m delighted with AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins’s warm welcome of The Purpose...