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— SACRAMENTO – Today, AARP applauded the vote on the Assembly Floor (52-26) passing the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Act (Senate Bill 1234), introduced by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León, back to the Senate for concurrence. AARP strongly supports SB 1234, which, if passed out of concurrence and signed by Governor Brown, would create an auto-enrolled, supplemental retirement savings program for more than 7 million private sector workers in California who do not have access to a retirement …

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— AARP is one of the largest non-profit, non-partisan organizations in the world. With more than 38 million members (3.3 million in California), AARP is committed to improving the quality of life for ALL as they age. We are currently looking for a few dynamic individuals to join our California team. If you have a passion for positive social change, AARP just might be the place for you! We are now interviewing for the following positions: Metro Manager (San Jose) The …

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— Español. Hispanic Heritage Month is the perfect time to reflect upon your salud, dinero y amor. After all, doing more for yourself helps you do more for your family. Fiestas Patrias Family Day Los Angeles – Sunday, September 11, 2016. 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, 501 N. Main Street, Los Angeles, California 90012  Sunday, September 16, 1810 is the event that marks the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence and is the most important national holiday observed …

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— Español  The City of National City and its partners, together with AARP of San Diego, invite you to join the “Westside Pedestrian & Bicycle Enhancements” Active Living Workshop. Active Living Workshops are designed to engage communities in making their streets and neighborhoods more walkable and livable. The one-day event will involve both classroom-style sessions and a community walking audit: •Learn about and provide feedback on proposed pedestrian and bicycle improvements for the Old Town (Westside) neighborhood. • Participate in a brief “Walk Audit” to determine opportunities for pedestrian connections …

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—             Tuesday, August 2, 2016     SACRAMENTO, CA – At a ceremony today at AARP’s California office, Representative Doris Matsui was presented with the “Champion of 50+” award, acknowledging her leadership in creating safe communities by promoting transportation options through the Safe Streets Act, which ensures that streets and intersections are designed with adequate pedestrian safeguards in mind. The bill became law as a provision in the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST) Act. “Congresswoman Matsui …

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— What would make Los Angeles an even better place to live? In 2016, AARP staff posed this question online and in person via listening posts — large writing surfaces stocked with markers and pens — in South Los Angeles. In both instances, we asked community members to weigh in on this simple, yet essential question. Responses formed a true snapshot of the intersection between the existing beauty of our communities and the endless possibilities of how we can make them …

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— On Monday, June 13, 2016, Abraham Lincoln High School graduate, Adriana Meza Gonzalez, was selected as the recipient of this year’s Andrus Opportunity Award along with $5,000 to help her pay for her education. The award is named after AARP founder Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, who served as principal of Lincoln High from 1916 to 1944. At the end of the summer of 2013, at a gala event marking the 100th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln High School, AARP officially announced the funding …

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— AARP is proud to announce the winners of its inaugural Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Hero Awards that were created to acknowledge the hardworking staff and volunteers of non-profit organizations serving AAPIs age 50-plus. “We’re proud to recognize Julie, Shiao-Lin, Dongwoo ‘Joe’ for their outstanding contributions and dedication to our seniors,” said Daphne Kwok, AARP Vice President of Multicultural Leadership, Asian American and Pacific Islander Audience Strategy. “They tirelessly devote their time, talents, and passion to provide an invaluable service to our community. We hope …

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— SACRAMENTO – Today, AARP applauded the vote on the Senate Floor passing the California Secure Choice Retirement Savings Act (Senate Bill 1234) introduced by Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De León into the Assembly. AARP strongly supports SB 1234, which, if passed by the legislature and signed by Governor Brown, would create an auto-enrolled, supplemental retirement savings program for more than 7 million private sector workers in California who do not have access to a retirement savings plan through their …

AARP’s Caregiving: The Circle of Love follows three family caregivers: former educator Elizabeth Chun, MSNBC Anchor Richard Lui and AARP Historian Emerita Lily Liu.

— Join us on June 21st at the University of San Francisco’s Xavier Auditorium to celebrate the launch of AARP’s new documentary CAREGIVING: THE CIRCLE OF LOVE. AARP created this short film in partnership with Executive Producer Toan Lam to help families start the often difficult but vital conversation about caregiving. The film presents the traditions and challenges of caregiving in the Chinese American community from the point of view of three family caregivers. The program will include a discussion about …