OLLI Mission and Vision

VISION- Our Goal

OLLI is a vibrant, healthy, engaged community of older adults in the Berkshires that substantially contributes to the quality of life for individuals and our community.


OLLI at BCC strives to create an inclusive learning community of adults age 50 and over by offering diverse educational programs, and opportunities for social interaction and community service.


  • To provide high quality educational courses, talks, special events and trips both for our members and the community.
  • To provide opportunities for skill-based volunteering and volunteer leadership among the members.
  • To make a direct and positive contribution to the health and well-being of our members and the greater community.
  • To give back to our community through mentoring, scholarships, free and low cost programming, free access to recorded lectures and classes, and more.
  • To ensure fiscal stability and financial success in order to serve our members and community today and into the future.
  • To attract new members and retain our current members.

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