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NOV 20, 2020
We partnered with the DC Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency to make sure DC residents have the information they need to prepare for winter weather and to spot and stop common scams and fraud.
NOV 10, 2020
In 2021, AARP DC will be focusing its early advocacy efforts on ensuring that the District’s fiscal year 2022 budget does not adversely impact residents 50+ in the District of Columbia.
NOV 1, 2020
Two organizations in Washington have received AARP Community Challenge grants to improve livability. 
OCT 30, 2020
Are you making the jump from military to civilian work? Veterans, transitioning service members and their families can get help getting hired—learn how at our free webinar.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP DC is providing opportunities to connect and help build a city for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Get information and guidance at this free AARP webinar. We’ll explore online shopping scams, charity scams, delivery scams and even gift card scams.
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Open enrollment is right around the corner, and so is your chance to learn all about the Health Insurance Marketplace. Join us for a free health webinar where we’ll give tips for finding coverage that works for you.
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Echoes, a virtual conference on DC history, took place November 12-14, 2020. During a year of upheaval, loss, pandemic, and protest, this event explored the connection between DC's history and our contemporary era.
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AARP’s 2020 Community Challenge Grant recipients in the District of Columbia are Iona Senior Services and the 1882 Foundation.
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D.C. will mail ballots to all registered voters in early October and expand in-person early voting options to account for high expected turnout and the challenges of COVID-19.
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AARP DC is excited to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the 2020 Andrus Award — AARP’s most prestigious state volunteer award for community service. The 2020 Andrus Award nomination form is available online, and nominations will be accepted through September 23, 2020.
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AARP DC partnered with Penn State's Center for Digital Black Research and the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s “Moments of Resilience” project for an interactive, virtual two-part workshop.
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AARP District of Columbia is looking for people to join the Friendly Voices program, a virtual call center where volunteers chat with, and receive calls from, socially isolated adults.
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On Monday, June 22 at 10 am ET, AARP DC is hosting a live tele-town hall with District of Columbia Councilmembers Vincent Gray (Ward 7) and Trayon White (Ward 8), and Shelly McDonald-Pinkett, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Howard University Hospital. The discussion will focus on the heavy toll that COVID-19 has taken on the District’s African American community, and how these leaders and the rest of the District are responding. We will also discuss what is still needed to help those impacted to stabilize themselves and move forward stronger. Join us for this important conversation!
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