One City’s Inspiring Approach to Connecting the Generations

One City’s Inspiring Approach to Connecting the Generations

By Aanchal Dhar Which city in the nation is most focused on bringing the generations together to solve a wide range of problems facing all ages? Thanks to the leadership of Mayor Sam Liccardo, city employees, a team of Encore Fellows, the Gen2Gen San Jose campaign,...
Announcing the 2019-20 Encore Public Voices Fellows

Announcing the 2019-20 Encore Public Voices Fellows

By Marci Alboher In the United States, more than 30 years have been added to life expectancy in the past century, but not across the board. Whites live longer than people of color. Women live longer than men. And the richest Americans live 10-15 years longer than the...
Apply now for the Gen2Gen Innovation Fellowship / Early Childhood

Apply now for the Gen2Gen Innovation Fellowship / Early Childhood

By Janet Oh Encore.org seeks five creative practitioners leveraging the talents of adults, age 50 and older, to improve the care and education of children, ages 0 to 5. Gen2Gen Innovation Fellows / Early Childhood will receive national attention from the media and...
How a Miami childcare center funds its over-50 workforce

How a Miami childcare center funds its over-50 workforce

By Corita Brown, Ph.D. Photo by © Alex Harris[/caption] Encore.org sponsors a learning community for innovators who are testing or implementing strategies for engaging adults 50+ in the early care and education workforce. This blog post shares ideas discussed by...