SEP 27, 2021
New survey finds nearly half of Virginia voters of all ages struggle with student debt
SEP 24, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine
JUN 10, 2021
All registered voters may vote absentee by mail, but you must apply to do so
DEC 20, 2020
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Conscious, Conscience, and Community: Alexandria’s Continuing Journey in Pursuit of African American Historical Justice
When Pamela Cressey was appointed as City Archeologist for Alexandria, Virginia, in 1977, she found the city that called itself “America’s most historic city” primarily focused on historic sites related to George Washington and Robert E. Lee, both of whom played important parts in the city’s history. The city was proud of its past, but what was missing in a city with a 30% African American population was information about its African American history.
Pamela Sams, a professional financial planner and volunteer with AARP Virginia, presented strategies for planning for retirement in a free online seminar.
AARP Virginia and LLI at VT invite AARP members and the public to attend engaging lectures on a variety of intellectual, cultural, and social topics.
The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center in Virginia Beach, one of Virginia’s many treasures, was featured on June 16, 2021, on AARP’s Virginia Treasures series. Educator Rachel Clark introduced attendees to the denizens of two of the Center’s aquariums, both of which are reproductions of actual marine habitats in the waters off Virginia’s coast.
Upon hearing “Mayflower” everyone congers up imagery of the story of the Pilgrims we learned about in school. The Mayflower will forever hold a place in our casual knowledge of history for bringing its passengers to this foreign land seeking a new life.
One of Virginia’s many treasures is the Virginia Living Museum in Newport News. On July 14, 2021, Dr. Kelly Herbst, Astronomy Curator for the Museum, took attendees on a trip through our solar system in a presentation of AARP’s Virginia Treasures series.
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