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The Grandparent Effect: Celebrating Senior Corps Week

Do experienced adults change young lives for the better? Our newest video shows that the answer is a resounding “yes.” Along with The Corporation for National and Community Service, Encore.org is celebrating Senior Corps Week (May 16-20), which honors experienced...

“Meet a Muslim”: Moina Shaiq’s Encore

The latest encore story featured by our media partner, The Christian Science Monitor, is that of Moina Shaiq of Fremont, California. Like many Americans, Moina was profoundly affected by the events of September 11th, 2001, but as an Arab-American, she was concerned...

National Service’s Big Opportunity

This month, filled with presidential primaries and caucuses, makes me nostalgic and chagrined — but also hopeful. I’m nostalgic for 2007, when then-candidates Barack Obama and John McCain agreed on the vital importance of national service and endorsed legislation to...

15 Questions for Encore Thinkers: Rich Eisenberg

Just who’s writing, thinking and talking about the encore movement? Encore.org set out to find out – with this new feature, designed to showcase some of the behind-the-scenes players who don’t often get time in the spotlight. We’re experimenting and welcome your...

Encore Talent Works: Building the Market for Encore Talent

In a marketplace driven by supply and demand, can the demand for encore talent – experienced, 50+ adults who want to make a difference – generate ample opportunities for the steady supply of encore-seekers who want to work in social-impact roles? Can we educate the...

New StoryCorps, Encore.org Storytelling Partnership

Continuing its tradition of celebrating second acts for the greater good through storytelling, Encore.org is embarking on a new partnership with StoryCorps, “America’s oral history project.” Once a month, Encore.org will feature audio interviews from the StoryCorps...

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