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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…

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 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 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…

March 9 | 12:00pm3:00pm EDT

Learn about Women’s History

(Until March 13) Join Women’s Activism NYC at this event and hear talks about women from around the globe who have made a difference through their activism and, in turn,…

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…

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…

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…

October 26, 2015

American Revolutionary: Grace Lee Boggs

…that kept her going? For her, activism was about the journey; she didn’t care as much about the final goal. And she was so interested in young people. I suppose…

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,…

09/14/2019 | 10:30am11:30am EDT

Book Club: The Overstory

…The Overstory by Richard Powers. This novel of activism and natural-world power presents interlocking fables about nine remarkable strangers who are summoned in different ways by trees for an ultimate,…

July 25, 2013

97 Ideas for Happy Aging: Get Involved

…Organic social and activity groups Create a digital bulletin board to empower seniors to form and grow activity groups around arts and activism. The program would be run by seniors,…

March 13 | 12:00pm3:00pm EDT

Last chance: Women’s History

(Closing March 13) Here’s your last chance to learn about unsung female heroes from all over the world with Women’s Activism NYC. Photo by Lindsey LaMont on Unsplash…