Category: POSTS: WHAT’S NEW

The ‘Grannies Respond’ Caravan Standing Up for Kids

An upcoming six-day bus trip to protest border policies “When the news started breaking about children being separated from their families [at the Mexico/U.S. border], the image I couldn’t get out of my head was my three-year-old son in a cage, picturing how he’d be reacting, what he’d be doing, and wondering who would be […]

Over 50? Plan Your Volunteer Activity Now to Help Kids This Fall

If you’ve put volunteering with kids on your post-Labor Day list, hooray! Lots of youth-serving organizations need new volunteers starting in the fall. Now’s the time to start searching for the right opportunity for you. Here’s a list of 15 Gen2Gen partners, organized by area of interest, that are looking for fall volunteers in multiple […]

Encore.org Has A New Look!

You may have noticed that our site has had a little work done. Whether you’ve visited many times or are new, we hope you’ll easily be able to find what you need. We’ve freshened up our look, gone mobile-friendly, and solved a few glitches. And we’ve added a few new areas, too. We encourage you […]

Who will win the Encore Prize? Cast your vote today!

  I’m over-the-moon inspired by the semi-finalists for the Gen2Gen Encore Prize! With so many forces conspiring to divide us, these 24 innovators have come up with new ideas to bring us together. They all offer cool and creative solutions to connect adults 50+ with kids who need champions. But only five will make it […]