Category: Activism & Advocacy

July 8, 2020

COVID-19 and Minorities

The impact of COVID-19 on the health of racial and ethnic minority groups shows some concerning – and dangerous – trends, but there’s still cause for hope.

June 19, 2020

What is Juneteenth?

Will this be the year Juneteenth becomes a national holiday? Sign the petition and help make it happen!

April 24, 2020

Crafts to the Rescue!

A group of women artists upstate turn fabric scraps and bikini tops into face masks.

April 22, 2020

Earth Day Q&A: Peter Harnik…and more

We honor Earth Day with a profile of one of its founders, and a special presentation April 28.

February 21, 2020

Diversity in Medical Research

Diversity in medical research is essential and more needs to be done. Get the facts here.

January 18, 2020

Martin Luther King, Jr: Quotes Beyond the Dream

King was a fierce critic of government policy and citizen apathy. Read these rousing quotes.

December 13, 2019

If It’s Wednesday, I Must Be a Bubbie

This new twist in senior volunteering is gaining fans by the day.

September 18, 2019

A Peace Corps Volunteer at 61

Yearning for adventure while doing good? No one’s too old to go for it.

September 2, 2019

It’s Labor Day. Fight for your rights.

Learn the facts about ageism in hiring.

August 30, 2019

Back to school…voluntarily

Don’t hide your smarts! Volunteer to teach at this nationwide adult education program.

August 9, 2019

Q&A: Terry Moore, 90-year old star

Her romance with Howard Hughes led her to become the first female pilot; she’s soared ever since.

August 5, 2019

Bee Kind!

Are you living in an official Bee City?

July 10, 2019

Older performers star in Legacy Project

A new resource debuts to document the work of older performers…would you be among them?

June 3, 2019

Q&A: Greta Schiller, director

The director of a landmark film being reissued talks exclusively to Senior Planet.

May 30, 2019

Help for Holocaust survivors

If you or anyone you know is a Holocaust survivor, here’s important news for you.