Activism & Advocacy

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Paul Leon and the Illumination Foundation

Paul Leon, 67, a recent AARP Purpose Prize winner, talks about how he founded the Illumination Foundation to ease California’s homelessness crisis. 

Thursday, July 21, 2022

How To Be Your Own Healthcare Advocate

Seniors who experience unsatisfactory treatment in healthcare don’t have to suffer – they can become their own healthcare advocates.

Thursday, June 30, 2022

Debra Britt and the National Black Doll Museum

Dolls are more than just a window into the joy and minds of children and people. – just ask the National Black Doll Museum’s Debra Britt.

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Interview with Pride Historian Jonathan Ned Katz

Jonathan Ned Katz is a scholar, historian, activist, and visual artist…and a gay detective finding missing persons – get his story here.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

What is Juneteenth?

Learn about Juneteenth, the first new federal holiday established since Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 1983 – and join a discussion on June 17.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Senior Planet—por diseño

¿De dónde vienen todos esos programas y clases de Senior Planet? Aquí hay una mirada al interior de Senior Planet…por diseño.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Senior Planet—by Design

Where do all those Senior Planet programs and classes come from? Here’s an inside look on Senior Planet…by Design.

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Buffalo Soldiers: America’s Complicated Heroes

Learn the story of the last remaining Buffalo Soldier, and their complex – and amazing – role in American History.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Senior Planet Habla con…Cheech Marin

Cheech Marin habla exclusivamente con Senior Planet sobre su interés en el arte Chicano, comó el envejece con actitud y la última vez que él vio a Tommy Chong.

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Senior Planet Talks to…Cheech Marin

Cheech Marin talks exclusively to Senior Planet about his interest in Chicano art, aging with attitude and the last time he saw Tommy Chong.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Martin Luther King, Jr: Quotes Beyond the Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a powerful and inspiring speaker. Read this collection of his works and hear his passionate call for justice.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Santas Who Look Just Like Me

Bringing Santas of color to the community gives people an opportunity to see themselves in the Christmas narrative.

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Ify Nwabukwu: From Pain to Purpose

Ify Nwabukwu, Founder/Executive Director of the African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association turned pain into purpose and received the 2022 AARP Purpose Prize.

Thursday, September 16, 2021

Loretta Ross: Activist and Professor

At 68 years old, Loretta Ross, an acclaimed activist and professor is just beginning to scratch the surface of her prime.

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Evite las estafas de inmigración

Conozca los trucos de lo/as estafadore/as de inmigración que utilizan un patrimonio compartido y sitios web falsos para extraer dinero e información confidencial.