We are thrilled to be attending Encore.org’s 20th Anniversary Summit. Encore has been on the frontline of intergenerational connections through their programs in the US and across the globe. In their words
Encore.org is a innovation hub tapping the talent of people 50+ as a force for good.
- Find your purpose after 50
- Stand up and show up for kids
- Tap encore talent for your organization
- Change the story about aging
The Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence
Marc Freedman and Encore.org are receiving the $100,00 Eisner Prize for Intergenerational Excellence! too. The Prize is in recognition of an exceptional individual or non-profit organization that unites multiple generations to bring about positive, lasting changes in their communities. The Prize will be awarded at the Encore.org 20th Anniversary Summit in Los Angeles on November 13, 2018.
How to Live Forever Book Launch
Also being celebrated is the publication of How to Live Forever
In How to Live Forever, Encore.org President and CEO Marc Freedman tells the story of his thirty-year quest to answer some of contemporary life’s most urgent questions: With so many living so much longer, what is the meaning of the increasing years beyond 50? How can a society with more older people than younger ones thrive? How do we find happiness when we know life is long and time is short?
About the author
Marc Freedman, the President and CEO of Encore.org, is a renowned social entrepreneur, thought leader and writer. Under Marc’s leadership, Encore.org has pioneered innovative programs and sparked a growing movement in the United States and beyond to tap the talent and experience of people past midlife as a human resource for solving our most vexing social problems.
If you have found the joy and personal rewards of interacting with younger generations, we encourage you to find a program at Encore that works for you.
Mobilizing 1 million adults 50+ to help young people thrive.
Engaging seasoned professionals in high-impact, paid assignments in the social sector.
Changing the story about aging through innovation, thought leadership and research.
Building a global movement of encore leaders and organizations.
Identifying and investing in social innovations to bring more people 50+ into the lives of young people who need champions.