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 on generational trends and demographic change. He is the author of three books, including the “The Next […]
Harry Cummins III found his purpose in life when he opened a boxing gym to reach kids on the streets, in gangs, from broken homes. His encore story is the latest to be featured by our media partner, The Christian Science Monitor. As a boy, his dreams of entering the priesthood were derailed when his […]
Former Trader Joe’s President Doug Rauch spoke with the Encore.org team about his new venture, DailyTable. Daily Table’s mission is “to help communities make great choices around food by making it easy for them to choose tasty, healthy, convenient and truly affordable meals and groceries.” The following is a condensed and edited version of our conversation. ANN MACDOUGALL: Take […]
Char Williams is “a voice for foster children.” Her encore story is the latest to be featured by our media partner, The Christian Science Monitor. At a church meeting in her community of Tennessee Valley, Texas, Williams learned that the national organization CASA — Court-Appointed Special Advocates for Children -– needed volunteers to help shepherd the cases […]
Co-locating eldercare and childcare facilities would help bring young and old into closer proximity, with great benefits to both groups.
When we launched Encore.org some 18 years ago, I remember talking about the day, sometime in the future, when 10,000 or more people would turn 60 every day. That moment is here—and it’s our moment to break through, to seize the opportunity of an aging America to make life better for all. Today we launch […]