Wednesdays at the Wilson Building (W@W) is a video series that provides brief updates on the current state of the District, encourages advocacy and connects policy experts to District residents.

AARP DC will report on what’s going on with District Council at the Wilson Building and the Mayor’s offices, with a focus on issues that contribute toward an Age-Friendly city where individuals of all ages can live, work and play.

To get involved in this important advocacy effort:

  1. Follow AARP DC on Facebook and Twitter and monitor the hashtag #2020AFDCBudget
  2. Send an email to Peter at to join AARP DC volunteers at the Wilson Building!


AARP DC Budget Forum, August 29, 2018

To kick off a discussion of the DC budget for year 2020, AARP DC hosted a Budget Forum on August 29, 2018. Guest speakers included Ed Lazere, Executive Director of the DC Fiscal Policy Institute, and DC Mayor Muriel Bowser who addressed issues ranging from senior services, to housing accessibility and affordability and public transportation. Watch the clip below for Mayor Bowser’s remarks regarding transportation for older adults in the District. Click here to view the full Budget Forum conversation.


W@W, September 26, 2018

AARP DC’s Peter Rankin provided an update on the situation at the Arthur Capper Senior Apartments, reviewed the city’s budget process and spotlighted funding to support transportation programs specifically for older adults in DC. Watch the video below, or on AARP DC’s Facebook page.

Did you know? Funding to support transportation programs specifically for older adults is included in the city’s budget. Let us know if you’ve used any of these services in the comment box below. Our Wednesdays at the Wilson Building (W@W) video series is designed to provide you with brief updates on the latest budget issues in DC. Learn more here: #2020AFDCBudget

Posted by AARP DC on Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Interested in this topic? See also, “Budget Matters” by AARP DC’s State President Joseph K. Williams, Sr.