His Promise to Rural Teens: “I Have Your Back.”

The latest Encore.org story featured by our media partner, The Christian Science Monitor, is that of William Lah, who found his encore through an Americorps program called “Promise Fellows.” “Among the ‘promises’ we make at the start of each school year is that our...

A Human Solution, in Plain Sight

Two generations—children in need of support and adults with the time and inclination to step into roles that provide it — fit together like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. A new monograph from the Stanford Center on Longevity, “Hidden in Plain Sight: How...

Join Us in Our Next Experiment: The Gen2Gen Circle!

This June, I was excited to attend the third Generation to Generation Learning Lab session in Milwaukee, WI, which brought together 54 members of the learning lab network. Participants shared ideas for connecting the generations, particularly in ways that would bring...

The Benefits of a Multigenerational Workforce

Unlike any other time in history, people from four generations are on the job together. Encore.org, with support from MetLife Foundation, commissioned three essays exploring today’s multigenerational workforce. An Encore for Nonprofit Leaders: Making the World a...