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Coming of Age In the News
Coming of Age Director Dick Goldberg is quoted here, after speaking at the Community Foundation of Broward's event to announce its $1 million commitment to the Re-engage for Good Initiative.
“Communities must respond or miss the opportunity of fully engaging the largest, most educated generation of social innovators in the nation’s history.”
Alicia Colombo, for the Philadelphia Corporation on Aging's Milestones e-newsletter, reviews Coming of Age's free E-Book, The Age for Change:
"There are no easy answers for some of the problems we face in life... No book can promise that. But reading stories from our peers, like those told in ‘The Age for Change,’ can give you the peace of mind that comes from knowing you’re not alone. More importantly, it can serve as a starting point for thought-provoking conversations among friends, family and the online community."
Encore Careers, Marci Alboher's Blog
"It’s well-written and filled with an array of voices," says Marci Alboher of Encore Careers in this review of Coming of Age's The Age for Change E-Book. She's "thrilled to recommend" it.
The Wall Street Journal
"A good introduction to life beyond the office," says The Wall Street Journal about Coming of Age's free E-Book, The Age for Change in their "The Best In..." column.
KXAN Austin News
Local Austin news station KXAN sits down with Fred Lugo, Director of Coming of Age: Austin to talk about civic engagement for people 50+. The initial broadcast has been archived for viewing on YouTube.
Written by Richard Wolf, this USA Today piece features Coming of Age, along with other organizations helping Boomers pursue encore careers.
Wells Fargo Second-Half Champions
"For some individuals, retirement offers a second chance to really do something worthwhile -- whether it's volunteering in their communities, going back to school, starting their own businesses, or some other personal or professional achievement. And sometimes, those individuals achieve something extraordinary, something worth celebrating. We want to give them the recognition they deserve."
Lincoln Radio Journal
Coming of Age is on the air with Lincoln Radio Journal. This interview with Director Dick Goldberg played on 79 radio stations across Pennsylvania in November, 2010. Dick's interview takes place at 14:30 in the broadcast.
The Intergenerational Center as a whole is featured in the Fall 2010 issue of the Temple Times. Coming of Age is highlighted for work done locally and nationally to address the needs of the Boomer population.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
The Philadelphia Inquirer's spotlight is on 99-year-old Puertorriqueña matriarch Isabel Silva as part of Coming of Age's digital storytelling intiative with Latin-American elders, directed by Manuel Portillo.