NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

NEWS FROM
THE
ENCORE
MOVEMENT

NEWS FROM THE ENCORE MOVEMENT

The Encore Network Turns Ten

The Encore Network Turns Ten

Guess who's turning ten this year? Encore Network! Can you remember where you were a decade ago? Or where you'd like to be ten years from now? Over the coming year Encore Network will look back on the past decade to celebrate, reminisce, and reflect on ten years of...

A New Vision and Mission

A New Vision and Mission

As part of our first step in imagining our next ten years, the Encore Network Leadership Council reflected on our vision and crafted a mission statement. We are excited to share both statements here. At the Encore Network we envision,  "A global culture where older...

New Events Page

New Events Page

Check out the new Events page on Encore Network's website for up-to-date information about our upcoming virtual events. If you or your organization are hosting a virtual event that is open to the public you can submit it  for consideration to be listed on the Encore...

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Is that your hand raised? Are you interested in ways you can use your talents to contribute to Encore Network and transforming the encore stage of life? We have the following opportunities... The Membership Team needs YOU! It's 2021 and the Membership Team is ready to...

Updates from Around the Network

Updates from Around the Network

Anti-ageist birthday cards are available now from Changing the Narrative Colorado. The Christian Science Monitor featured organizational member EnCorps STEM in an article about its teachers program that helps people bring their passions and experiences to high-needs...

Reframing Aging in 2021: Webinar March 16

Reframing Aging in 2021: Webinar March 16

During 2020, the need for reframing aging and talking about ageism became clearer than ever. Now is the time to: - Reflect on the lessons learned from last year - Reset our messaging to decrease bias against older people - Communicate effectively to build support for...

Supporting Employment for People 50+ [Webinar Recap]

Supporting Employment for People 50+ [Webinar Recap]

Thank you to everyone who participated in  our January 14 program, Supporting Employment for People 50 and older. 65% of participants saw ageism as the top challenge in supporting employment for people 50 and older. Re-invention, skill-building, and transition each...

Highlights of Coffee Chat on Multigenerational Roundtables

Highlights of Coffee Chat on Multigenerational Roundtables

On January 26,  Helen Dennis (columnist, author, and lecturer) and Joe Casey (executive and retirement coach) hosted a virtual coffee chat about The Encore Roundtable: A Virtual Multi-Generational Forum, a pilot project they launched in 2019 with Ruth Wooden (leader...

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!

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...

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 –...

Updates from 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...