Still heeding JFK’s call to serve

I was in high school when I sat in front of the TV with my parents watching John F. Kennedy be inaugurated as president. The experience shaped the adult I would become in ways I never imagined. In JFK’s words, I heard the call to take an active role in my country....

“Generation War?” New Survey Shows Few Takers

Are the generations allied or opposed? Is the cliche of generational conflict legitimate — or false? These are the questions a national survey, commissioned by Encore.org, sought to answer. The good news is that by far, people of different generations see...

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...