Where the Candidates Stand

Posted on 10/7/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado AARP maintains a proud 28-year history of non-partisan voter engagement, providing voters with information on where the candidates stand on issues important to our members and their families, so they can make their own decisions on Election Day. Our 2014 Voters Guides, available at www.aarp.org/politics-society/government-elections/voters-guide/, help voters find out where the candidates stand on the future of Social Security, Medicare, Financial Security, and other critical issues important to 50-plus Americans. AARP urges all congressional candidates to talk with voters about …

Become an Election Judge

Posted on 10/7/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado AARP is encouraging voters to consider working as election judges in Denver, Pueblo, Larimer and Mesa counties, as well as other counties across the state. According to the Secretary of State Office, Election Day poll workers must meet the following criteria to be election judges: Registered electors who reside in the political subdivision, unless otherwise excepted, and are willing to serve – knowing that Election Day runs from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Be U.S. citizens by the date of …

What You Need to Know to Vote

Posted on 10/7/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado  To be eligible to vote in Colorado, you must be: A U.S. Citizen 18 years of age A Colorado resident for at least 22 days before an election Not serving a sentence (including parole) or a felony conviction Note: Residency for the purpose of voting means the principal or primary home of a person. You must have a residence in order to register to vote. Acceptable Identification Forms Voters who recently registered for the first time and are voting by …

AARP, CPT12 Host Election Debates

Posted on 10/7/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Advocacy | Colorado AARP Colorado is proud to sponsor upcoming debates in the most hotly-contested races of candidates in Congressional District 6, U.S. Senate and the Governor’s races. AARP is dedicated to help bring awareness to the fall election season. In addition to this sponsorship, AARP has developed a guide to help Colorado voters learn about the candidates’ positions. The voter guide can be accessed online at www.aarp.org/politics-society/government-elections/voters-guide/. The debates sponsored by AARP include CD6 on Friday Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. between …

Race in America

Posted on 10/6/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events Join AARP Colorado and History Colorado for “Race: Are We So Different?” The traveling exhibit runs through January 4, 2015 and features a number of programs. AARP Members are entitled to a discount. The exhibit was developed by the American Anthropological Association and supported by the Ford Foundation and the National Science Foundation. The educational goal of the exhibit is to help individuals of all ages better understand the origins and manifestations of race and racism in everyday life by …

Woulda, coulda, shoulda? It’s time for will, can, did!

Posted on 10/2/2014 by | AARP Colorado | Comments

Colorado | Events | Money & Work Is it time to start the process of finding that new career path that will bring you fulfillment, income, and reward? Are you stuck in a situation that has become less than rewarding? Are you at a stage in your life where you are more interested in meaningful time spent rather than just punching a meaningless clock? Have you been laid off or have you retired from your lifelong career and are now looking for a new adventure? All these …