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July 4, 2018

Easy Online Activism

…North Country program through April 2019. It was testament to the effectiveness of online activism, which can be a wonderful way to make your voice heard, to speak out, and…

03/27/2019 | 5:30pm7:30pm

Anti-ageism activism

Unlike other -isms, ageism sneaks up on us, drip by drip, and yet lands with a powerful impact that makes older people invisible, marginalized, and less valued. Come hear Dr….

December 3, 2018

Meet a Member: Muriel Beach

…at their flagship Senior Planet Exploration Center in Manhattan. The event, #RaisingHell: 50 Years of Activism, will be an interactive panel discussion and reception celebrating activism then and now. “We…

December 10, 2018

#RaisingHell: A Conversation With Carmen Gilda

…will take part in an interactive panel discussion and reception celebrating activism then and now called #RaisingHell: 50 Years of Activism. The event is hosted by OATS (Older Adults Technology…

December 19, 2018

#RaisingHell at Senior Planet

…50 Years of Activism event. Organized by Isabel Magnus, Manager, Civic Engagement and Advocacy for OATS, the event brought together “hell-raisers” who discussed how the world has changed — or…

February 6, 2019

Be a Changemaker – Digitally

…date. You Don’t Have to March to Make a Difference While many online activism sites will eventually ask for your financial help sustaining their work, many are most interested in…

June 25, 2017

A Red Diaper Baby Returns to Her Roots

…that advanced age is no hindrance to political activism. In fact, it’s an asset. Retirees have plenty of time to devote to worthy causes. And we make a difference here…

January 15, 2018

Clarence Jones: The Long Perspective

…with Facebook, the internet, cellphones, twitter, etc. I remain optimistic, because our reach should always exceed our grasp!” While older generations are no strangers to activism, many older Americans who…

04/20/2019 | 10:00am6:00pm

Activist New York

You can explore the drama of social activism in New York City from the 17th century right up to the present. See issues as diverse as civil rights, wages, sexual…

February 11, 2019

Hey, Millennials, walk a mile in our shoes

We’ve all encountered ageism, both subtle and obvious; luckily there’s a groundswell of activism and conscious raising about it that’s vital to combat it. As ageism activist and blogger Ashton…

March 16, 2018

Q&A With Margaret Gullette, Ageism Warrior

…is accessible on the Internet.   What does aging with attitude mean to you? It means always taking the next step in anti-aging activism. That next step is different for…

March 6, 2016

JFK’s former nurse turns 100 — plus more from the week online

…early dementia. Read it at the Daily Telegraph Activism AARP pulls an anti-ageism stunt AARP isn’t known for bold moves, which makes the organization’s recent consciousness-raising stunt all the more…

05/23/2019 | 12:30pm

Tour the Stonewall Exhibit

…can learn more about the launch of the modern LGBTQ movement, as well as culture, issues, and activism today. The NYPL is offering free, 45 minute docent-led tours of the…

September 22, 2014

Aging With Attitude: Activist Hedy Epstein

…can’t shine all the time – although I wish it would. Accept what is, but hope that it can be better.   Heddy’s Long History of Activism In July 2014,…

February 17, 2016

Linda Lavin: Making Life Choices

…equality. As far as activism is concerned, that’s behind me, but I’m always looking for ways to connect with people who would use my voice to reach out to those…