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NEWS FROM
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ENCORE
MOVEMENT

NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

Watch Recording HERE. Our event on May 15 focused on self-employment -- freelance, consulting and contract work that doesn't involve being hired by an employer. Chris Farrell, our moderator, and our panel, listed below, offered the following insights and suggestions...

The Many Ways to Be an Encore Entrepreneur

The Many Ways to Be an Encore Entrepreneur

Watch Recording HERE When most people think about entrepreneurship, they envision young founders and billion-dollar, high-tech startups. But that popular myth, like so many others related to age, has been thoroughly debunked. In fact, more businesses are founded by...

How Employers Are Benefiting from Older Workers

How Employers Are Benefiting from Older Workers

Watch Recording HERE More and more employers are recognizing the value of older workers. That didn't just happen by itself. AARP has been at the forefront of the effort to engage employers by equipping them with resources, guidance, and support. As part of that...

Filling The Talent Pipeline With Workers Over 50

Filling The Talent Pipeline With Workers Over 50

Watch Recording HERE The Encore Network invites you to join us in celebrating Workforce Development Month,  commemorated each September by governmental organizations, businesses, and Chambers of Commerce. You will learn more about: The role that over 650 Workforce...

Marketing to Active Agers: What You Need to Know

Marketing to Active Agers: What You Need to Know

Watch Recording HERE Young at heart and flush with cash, they’re the tech-loving, gym-using, trendsetting, fun-seeking, fashion-shopping, car-buying, food-experimenting, ad-consuming marketer’s dream. Yet, Active Aging consumers are often ignored by businesses and by...

Reframing Aging and Ending Ageism

Reframing Aging and Ending Ageism

Watch Recording HERE We know that ageism not only hurts our constituents, but also impedes our ability to do work effectively. In this interactive workshop, Janine Vanderburg will cover: What ageism is, and how it affects our work and our constituents; Some principles...

Rethinking Volunteerism: Transforming Disruption to Impact

Rethinking Volunteerism: Transforming Disruption to Impact

Watch Recording HERE For generations, engaging volunteers has been a critical strategic element that communities use to solve problems. The pandemic disrupted society’s reliance on volunteers. Yes, disruption can be devastating, it can also release us from the tyranny...

Our Role in the National Partnership for Student Success

Our Role in the National Partnership for Student Success

Watch Recording HERE In our July webinar, Ken Dychtwald challenged The Encore Network to use our collective resources and connections to engage a larger number of people over 50 in service roles that address pressing social issues. In October, we’ll address one of...

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

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

Watch Recording HERE 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,...

Tips & Strategies for Driving Change Through Advocacy

Tips & Strategies for Driving Change Through Advocacy

Watch Recording HERE 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...