Giving

Giving

by Anne O’Hagan Five p.m. on a Tuesday, mid-winter. I’m sitting in the basement of St. Cyril’s Macedonian Orthodox Church in Regent Park in downtown Toronto. Teenagers drift in – by turns chatty, solemn, effusive, shy. Quickly they shed their coats to colonize...
Announcing an Innovative Housing Partnership

Announcing an Innovative Housing Partnership

by Phyllis SegalAs a long-time advocate for national service and for all things encore, I’m thrilled to be able to share some good news that connects my two passions.Silvernest, a homesharing platform, has just announced an innovative partnership with two AmeriCorps...
Older Adults Offer These 5 Life Lessons to New Grads

Older Adults Offer These 5 Life Lessons to New Grads

By Madeline Dangerfield-Cha and Joy Zhang For most of us, graduation is a time of celebration and uncertainty. New grads may be thinking: What am I going to do with my life? Will any of this work out? Can I adult?   Some may wish they could ask their future selves for...
8 roles for adults 50+ in early childhood care and education

8 roles for adults 50+ in early childhood care and education

By Corita BrownEncore.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 shares ideas discussed by learning community members. Innovative leaders...