YANA and Encore, Witnessing a First Night Alliance

The older we get, if we are lucky and open-hearted, the more we seem to orbit in a panoply of worlds. Our many careers, our families, friends, kids and their friends, art classes, book clubs, garden nerds, current work, politics, neighborhoods, where we volunteer. They all make little Venn diagrams, like the ones we used […]

AARP Purpose Prize: 2017 Winners Announced

The inaugural class of AARP Purpose Prize winners has been announced, along with a cohort of 2017 Purpose Prize fellows. The five Prize winners, including one winner of the Andrus Prize for Intergenerational Excellence, in honor of AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, exemplify AARP’s belief that “making a difference is ageless” — echoing’s long-standing […]

Introducing Anne Kirwan

On October 24, Anne Kirwan joined as Managing Director of the EFN, the Encore Fellowships Network. Anne comes to Encore and EFN from nearly a decade at Upwardly Global, an award-winning organization that eliminates employment barriers for skilled immigrants and refugees, and integrates this population into the professional US workforce. She joins us with particular […]

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.

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