NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

NEWS FROM
THE
ENCORE
MOVEMENT

NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

What’s Your Encore Career Going to Be?

What’s Your Encore Career Going to Be?

Do current events have you thinking about your own encore career? Check out our resources for inspiration and ideas! Sign up for our news and consider becoming a member today. We also welcome your support or sponsorship!

Beyond MLK Day

Beyond MLK Day

Opportunities to make a difference extend beyond Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year. Many nonprofits held volunteering opportunities this past weekend but continue to offer virtual and in-person events in the weeks ahead, including: Virtual food drives, along...

Making the Most of Your Membership

Making the Most of Your Membership

Keep in mind the "nuts and bolts" of Encore Network membership and make the most of yours. Be sure to add info@encorenetwork.org to your email contacts list, and update your password on the Encore Network website.  Once you update your password, you’ll find yourself...

Recap: Covid-19 Lessons Learned & Plans for the Future

Recap: Covid-19 Lessons Learned & Plans for the Future

Over 40 members participated in our November webinar, Covid-19: Lessons Learned and Plans for the Future, which acknowledged the terrible impact of the pandemic. Over 70% of participants in the webinar stated that their organizations were "thriving" despite the...

Racial Justice Webinar Summary & Resources

Racial Justice Webinar Summary & Resources

On December 8, over 40 members participated in The Encore Network Responds to the Movement for Racial Justice. Network members are responding to the social movement in a variety of ways, from offering new programs to diversifying their Boards of Directors. There was a...

January 20 Racial Justice Affinity Group Launch

January 20 Racial Justice Affinity Group Launch

As an outcome of the webinar The Encore Network Responds to the Movement for Racial Justice, a Racial Justice Affinity group has been formed within the network membership. The purpose of the affinity group will include learning from each other and keeping each other...

Welcoming 2021 with Hope and Optimism

Welcoming 2021 with Hope and Optimism

Welcome to Encore Network, a coalition of leaders who champion the civic, social, and economic contributions of people 50+ by creating community, stimulating learning, and inspiring action to transform the encore stage of life. We greet 2021 with hope and optimism. In...

50+ Colorado Workforce Survey

50+ Colorado Workforce Survey

From June 18 to September 1, 2020, Changing the Narrative, through Joining Vision and Action, surveyed Coloradans age 50+ who were working or looking for work. The survey gathered feedback from adults age 50+ on the challenges they have encountered in the workforce –...

January 26 Coffee Chat

January 26 Coffee Chat

You are invited to join Helen Dennis, Ruth Wooden and Joe Casey, as they share about the pilot project they launched in 2019 with the support of Betsy Werley, The Encore Roundtable: A Virtual Multi-Generational Forum. The goal is to engage encore leaders and others to...

Around the Network

Around the Network

 Encore Network members continue to innovate, inspire, and be recognized for their work: Next Avenue profiled member Dana Griffin and the nonprofit she co-founded, Eldera: The New Global Intergenerational Mentoring Program, which is so successful that 122 parents are...

Survey results: you value connection, content, the encore movement

Survey results: you value connection, content, the encore movement

Network Leadership Council Chair Janine Vanderburg is leading our strategy work. She reports on your responses to our summer survey.  Two decades ago, Marc Freedman founded Encore.org around the big idea that the “aging of America isn’t so much a problem to be solved...

Introducing the Network Leadership Council

Introducing the Network Leadership Council

Encore Network succeeds because of our powerful mission and highly engaged members. We have a committed leadership team and active committees who work with our part-time executive director. Leadership Council members run significant encore programs, some national,...

Racial injustice: members speak and act

Racial injustice: members speak and act

Network members have responded to the Black Lives Matter movement with powerful words and a commitment to action. Read statements from the Dayton Foundation, Encore.org, Encore Boston Network, JVC Northwest, and the Oasis Institute.   Dayton Foundation, Michael M....

Vitality Society

Vitality Society

Our proprietary 8-principle membership program is all about helping people 60 and better create a vitality pathway to positivity, purpose and pleasure.

Connect to learn, grow, impact – our Network in five words

Connect to learn, grow, impact – our Network in five words

Ageist comments are on high volume. Older workers are being sent to the back of the hiring line. You have more ideas than ever and fewer resources to bring them to life. In this upside-down world, Encore Network connections are more valuable than ever. 

Shorter-Term & Remote Encore Fellowships Available to Address Covid-19 Impact

Shorter-Term & Remote Encore Fellowships Available to Address Covid-19 Impact

During these uncertain times, nonprofit organization leaders need the capacity building that seasoned Encore Fellows have always provided, and flexibility in the length of Encore Fellowships, costs, and virtual/remote locations. To meet those needs, Encore.org has created new Fellowship formats, offering 250 and 500 hour fellowships, as well as the standard 1000 hours, with pro-rated stipends and discounts on program fees.

EngAGE

EngAGE

EngAGE changes lives by transforming affordable senior and multigenerational apartment communities into vibrant centers of learning, wellness and creativity.