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Ajeenah Amir

As an exciting addition to the AARP’s Movies for Grownups® initiative, AARP Pennsylvania hosted a screening of the critically acclaimed film, SELMA, on Thursday, January 8th, 3pm at Rave Theatre in University City.
AARP Pennsylvania recently awarded $10,000 in grants to faith-based organizations in Philadelphia. The grants were awarded to assist in fighting hunger among people age 50+ in Philadelphia’s African American community by funding hunger relief projects led by twenty faith-based organizations. Awardees were presented the grants at a brunch hosted on AARP Pennsylvania on Friday, November 21, at the First District Plaza.
AARP Pennsylvania hosted a pre-game event with the Philadelphia 76ers on November 19, 2014, for members, volunteers, and consumers
AARP Pennsylvania hosted an educational workshop with the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office on Saturday, November 8, at the African American Museum of Philadelphia, to educate the 50+ in Philadelphia about identity fraud, crime prevention and what consumers can do if they’ve been victimized by identity thieves. AARP Pennsylvania also hosted a Shred-it ©truck on-site that provided free document destruction services for dated documents containing personal information.
As the nation becomes increasingly concerned about the Ebola virus, experts report more incidents of online scams preying on people’s fear and a desire to help. AARP Pennsylvania is taking the lead in alerting citizens to these scams and providing information to prevent consumer fraud, crimes that affected over fifty thousand Pennsylvanians in 2013.
In partnership with the Black Women’s Health Alliance (BWHA), AARP Pennsylvania hosted "Caregiver: The Importance of You," an afternoon tea held on October, 11, at the AME First District Plaza.
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