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Encore.org is published by Civic Ventures®, a nonprofit think tank on boomers, work and social purpose that is leading the call to engage millions of baby boomers as a vital workforce for change. Through an inventive program portfolio, original research, strategic alliances, and the power of people’s life stories, Civic Ventures demonstrates the value of experience in solving serious social problems — from education to the environment, health care to homelessness.

Civic Ventures’ Encore Careers campaign aims to engage millions of boomers in encore careers — combining personal meaning, continued income and social impact — to produce a windfall of human talent to solve society’s greatest problems. The campaign includes a prize for social innovators in their encore careers (The Purpose Prize), a fellows program for people transitioning to encore careers (the Encore Fellowships Network) and a program to encourage colleges to create and promote educational pathways to encore careers (the Encore College Initiative).

Civic Ventures was founded in 1997 by social entrepreneur Marc Freedman, author of The Big Shift: Navigating the New Stage Beyond Midlife. For more information, visit Encore.org.

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