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The Age-Friendly Ecosystem and How it Connects to the Encore Network

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"Age-friendly" describes a growing number of initiatives designed to change the way our communities and institutions address the interests of older adults. Age-friendly frameworks have been developed to guide how cities, towns, states, employers, universities, health care systems, and public health systems plan and then act to address how to support residents of all ages. […]

Free – $15.00

Advocacy Affinity Group

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Ageism is embedded in our culture and widely understood as a barrier to opportunity, contribution, and quality of life for people over 50. The Encore Network helps people shift perceptions and navigate the barriers created by ageism, but what about changing the system itself? We will define an advocacy agenda and develop strategies for changing […]

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Intergenerational Affinity Group

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The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all. We gather on the second Tuesday of every month to share experiences, learn, and advocate together. We take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. […]

Free

50+ Employment Affinity Group

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People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Free

Building DEI Communities Affinity Group

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The Building DEI Communities Affinity Group meets bi-monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the month. The DEI Affinity Group both supports and holds members accountable as we work to build more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities. During our time together, we will share best practices, collaborate with partners, and educate ourselves as we focus particularly on older […]

Cogenerating a Better Future: What’s Next at Encore.org?

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Encore.org helped launch The Encore Network and we’re excited to hear about their 25-year journey from “second acts for the greater good” to its newest chapter: bringing older and younger changemakers together to bridge divides, solve problems, and co-create the future. Join The Encore Network and Encore.org on May 18 for a wide-ranging conversation to learn […]

Free – $15.00

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Free

Member Orientation: Making the Most of Your Encore Network Membership

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Join new and established members on Wednesday, May 4 to learn how to make the most of your Encore Network membership. The Encore Network provides access to robust tools that facilitate networking, programming, and resources. Join us to learn how to use our new website features to better maximize the value of your membership.

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Tips & Strategies for Driving Change Through Advocacy

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Many of us offer pathways for people over 50 to make a difference through work, service, or social action. We help them navigate the barriers and constraints built into the system as it currently stands. This is a critical part of our mission. But to have the impact we need and want, shouldn't we also […]

Free – $15.00

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued, and live financially secure lives. Members of the 50+ Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing how older workers are seen by […]

Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of The Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all. We gather on the second Tuesday of every month to share experiences, learn, and advocate together. We take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. […]

Building DEI Communities Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Building DEI Communities Affinity Group meets bi-monthly on the fourth Wednesday of the month. The DEI Affinity Group both supports and holds members accountable as we work to build more diverse, equitable, and inclusive communities. During our time together, we will share best practices, collaborate with partners, and educate ourselves as we focus particularly on older […]

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued and live financially secure lives. Members of the Over-50 Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing that prospect for older workers. We share resources […]

Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all.  We will gather regularly to share experiences, learn together and advocate together. We will take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. The National Council on Aging […]

LET’S CELEBRATE Our Success, Our Impact & Our Champions!

You nominated 46 people in 2021 as Encore Network Champions. They include leaders, organizers, writers, and advocates. Together, they represent a broad spectrum of those who are actively engaged in (championing!) the encore stage of life. So, as management guru Tom Peters says, "Celebrate what you want to see more of!" Join us, Wednesday, February 23, 2022, […]

Free – $15.00

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued and live financially secure lives. Members of the Over-50 Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing that prospect for older workers. We share resources […]

Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all.  We will gather regularly to share experiences, learn together and advocate together. We will take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. The National Council on Aging […]

Building DEI Communities Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Building DEI Communities Affinity Group meets bi-monthly on the fourth Wednesday. The Affinity Group both supports and holds members accountable as we work to build more diverse, equitable and inclusive communities.  During our time together, we will share best practices, collaborate with partners, and educate ourselves as we focus particularly on older adults working to achieve greater […]

Find Out Why PURPOSE + EXPERIENCE = ENTREPRENEURIAL ADVANTAGE

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Why are older entrepreneurs four times more likely to start a successful company than founders in their 20s? Why do small businesses with a social purpose consistently outperform venture-backed startups? Join Mary J. Cronin, social entrepreneurship researcher, Boston College professor, and editor of Starting Up Smarter: Why Founders Over 50 Build Better Companies; Doug Dickson, Chair of the Encore Boston […]

Free – $15.00

50+ Employment Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

People over 50 want to contribute to the economy and to society. They are an expanding resource, yet older adults are too frequently shut out of opportunities to use their experience, feel valued and live financially secure lives. Members of the Over-50 Employment Affinity Group are focused on changing that prospect for older workers. We share resources […]

Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all.  We will gather regularly to share experiences, learn together and advocate together. We will take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. The National Council on Aging […]

CANCELED – Who’s Your Secret Santa?

Each of us in the Encore Network is a Secret Santa who has an area of expertise (i.e. something we’re really good at) just waiting to be revealed and gifted to other members. Join us for the big reveal where we’ll meet in small groups to share our Secret Santa talents and learn more about […]

Free

Intergenerational Affinity Group

Virtual Event Virtual Event

The Intergenerational Affinity Group is a self-driven forum of the Encore Network, composed of Network members dedicated to linking the generations to create a better future for all.  We will gather regularly to share experiences, learn together and advocate together. We will take on a small number of relevant projects as merited. The National Council on Aging […]