What’s New
From the Encore Movement

For media inquiries and requests for speakers, please email Stefanie Weiss, director of communications, at [email protected].

10 Organizations Connecting Generations During the Pandemic

10 Organizations Connecting Generations During the Pandemic

Turns out that young people fear social isolation, too. We’ve all seen the images of older adults suffering from social isolation and loneliness, but young people are suffering during the pandemic, too. Some, reports WBUR, even see social isolation as a bigger threat...

Wanted: Dynamic New Leader for the Encore Network

Wanted: Dynamic New Leader for the Encore Network

My next chapter could be your big opportunity.    Fifteen years ago, I plugged into the power of the encore idea. At age 49¾, I left Chase Manhattan Bank to join a fast-growing startup, The Transition Network. When I told friends about its mission -- to help women...

PBS American Portrait Wants a Glimpse Into Your World

PBS American Portrait Wants a Glimpse Into Your World

What’s it like to be an American right now at your age and in your stage of life?PBS American Portrait is creating “a real-time, multimedia, self-made portrait of America” by assembling thousands of people’s answers to a series of thought-provoking prompts. Like “I...

6 Ways to Advocate for Racial Justice From Home

6 Ways to Advocate for Racial Justice From Home

The nation's COVID-19 pandemic needn't sideline you in this critical fight On August 27, 1963, I was a sheltered, white, college student driving with my parents to Washington, D.C. to join the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Deciding to go wasn’t easy....

Share This