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JAN 25, 2021
A guide to when, where and whether to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
JAN 12, 2021
Congratulations to all the artists 50 and older who participated in the Beacon’s 2020 Celebration of the Arts, a biennial competition that drew nearly 600 submissions from amateur artists from the District, Maryland, and Virginia.
JAN 1, 2021
AARP District of Columbia is working to make sure older residents don’t get short shrift when local lawmakers make decisions about funding programs. 
DEC 7, 2020
Congratulations to Gloria Roberts-Henry, 2020 DC Andrus Award recipient for community service. Named after AARP’s founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus, the Andrus Award honors outstanding individuals whose volunteer work has improved their community, supported AARP’s vision and mission, and inspired others.
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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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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 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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An accurate census count is crucial to secure funding for programs older adults rely upon in the District.
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When you complete the Census, you help ensure that our community counts. It helps bring in federal funds directly to programs that benefit you, your family, and your community.
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DMV art contest winners will be recognized in Beacon newspaper and with later reception.
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