Encore Stories

Our encores are creating a better future
for our communities and the world.

She uses her business and trainer skills to help ex-offenders re-enter their communities successfully.

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Priscilla Turgon

Claymont, DE

After a career with a pharmaceutical company, he finds a university encore researching the origins of life.

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Roy Black

Seattle, WA

After her father’s sudden death, she began raising alarms about his silent killer.

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Sheila Arrington

Prairieville, LA

A factory worker overcomes illiteracy to obtain his college degree, and an encore, in gerontology.

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Wayne Hill

Grand Rapids, MI

A finance exec joins Teach for America and learns the benefits of being a “fish out of water.”

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Dayna English

New York, NY

Meeting a group of elder women hand-quilters, she began an encore preserving their stories and rural heritage.

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Rita Collins

Eureka, MT

Her volunteer organization helps troubled youth and the disabled through therapeutic riding.

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Sanna Roling

Spring, TX

This former corporate manager is using gaming technology to train urban youth in business.

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Alice Turner

Hartford, CT
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