Need STEM Teachers? Look to Older Adults

Need STEM Teachers? Look to Older Adults

“With jobs, as with parties, it is best to leave when you are still having a good time.” With that, British business columnist Lucy Kellaway announced in late 2016 that she would no longer write the columns that had made her a revered figure in Britain for three...

Who won The Encore Prize?

Critical Bridge and Hire Autism win $50,000 awards to bring mentors over 50 into the lives of young people who need champions Excitement was in the air, as the five finalists for The Encore Prize gave their three-minute pitches to a live audience of 125 people in...

Summer’s here. What are you reading?

I’m no fan of bugs and heat, and I’m not great at rest and relaxation, but I do love baseball (most years) and books. If you’re looking for encore reading this summer, I hope you’ll check out these great new titles. Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to...

$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?...

Welcoming Paul Taylor, Encore.org Senior Fellow

It’s a great pleasure to introduce Paul Taylor, Encore.org’s new Senior Fellow—and the first of our Fellows to focus on thought leadership and cultural change. Paul is a distinguished journalist, author, speaker and researcher with a focus in recent years...