Learn how to tap into opportunities for civic participation with Senior Planet from AARP. Join us for live lectures on researching local elected officials, engaging with leaders on social media, spotting election misinformation, and more. Questions? Call our Senior Planet Tech Hotline: 888-713-3495.

This Week's Events

Free
Mon, December 5 EST
9:00AM ET / 8:00AM CT / 7:00AM MT / 6:00AM PT

Online Tools for Contacting Your Lawmakers

Online / By Phone

Learn how online tools can help you stay informed and get your voice heard. Hosted by Senior Planet Colorado
Free
Wed, December 7 EST
11:30AM ET / 10:30AM CT / 9:30AM MT / 8:30AM PT

Crowdfunding for a Cause

Online

This lecture will give an overview of donation-based crowdfunding and explore two popular platforms used by individuals and nonprofits to raise money. Hosted by Senior Planet North Country
Free
Wed, December 7 EST
5:00PM ET / 4:00PM CT / 3:00PM MT / 2:00PM PT

Tips for Being News Savvy Online

Online / By Phone

Sharing the news? Learn to read and check sources before sharing! Hosted by Senior Planet in San Antonio
Free
Tue, December 13 EST
10:30AM ET / 9:30AM CT / 8:30AM MT / 7:30AM PT

#AgeFriendly

Online / By Phone

n this lecture, you’ll learn about the WHO’s eight elements of an age-friendly city and what makes a business age-friendly. Hosted by Senior Planet Colorado
Free
Thu, December 15 EST
6:00PM ET / 5:00PM CT / 4:00PM MT / 3:00PM PT

Virtual Activism Against Racism & Police Brutality

Online

*REGISTRATION REQUIRED*

This lecture will introduce digital tools that can help you support racial justice. You'll also learn how to contact elected officials electronically and confirm your voter registration status.
Free
Tue, December 20 EST
6:00PM ET / 5:00PM CT / 4:00PM MT / 3:00PM PT

Online Tools for Contacting Your Lawmakers

Online

Learn how a new app can help you stay informed and get your voice heard.

Articles About Civic Participation and Advocacy

Healthy Aging

Caregiving for Caregivers

Caregiving is difficult, but caregivers can learn tips to ease burnout - and comment on a National Strategy to Support Caregivers.
Activism & Advocacy

Sokie Lee, 64, Mobilizes Clean-up Campaigns

Sokie Lee and her partner, Ken, organize large scale clean-ups of neglected areas in Manhattan with hundreds of volunteers.
Technology

Fly Like an Eagle!!!

A recent report highlights the dramatic improvements connectivity can offer isolated seniors.
Technology

Finding Voting Resources Online

Curious about online sites that facilitate voting?  Find out online what you need to know before election day. 
Healthy Aging

Catching Up With Ify Nwabukwu

Ify Nwabukwu talks about her life since winning the AARP Purpose Prize, her battle with breast cancer, and her new book.
En Español

Mes de la Herencia Hispana

Senior Planet saluda el mes de la herencia hispana, ¡y todos los meses! - con ofertas específicamente destinadas a nuestras comunidades latinas e hispanas.

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