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AARP Community Challenge
AARP is excited to announce 159 awards as part of its 2019 AARP Community Challenge Grant program, including two grantees in the District of Columbia: Community Foodworks and Safe Routes Partnership. Learn about their projects to increase access to healthy food and make the District more livable for residents of all ages.
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If you are looking to earn extra income for your household, you may want to consider becoming a U.S. Census worker. To prepare for the 2020 census, the U.S. Census Bureau is hiring thousands of recruits to work temporary jobs across the nation.
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Here at AARP, we are committed to helping all older adults live their lives with dignity and honor — that includes those who are lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) and others.
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Does your community group need a speaker for an upcoming meeting or event?
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Do you know a volunteer, over the age of 50, who’s made a significant impact on your neighborhood? Now’s your chance to get them recognized - nominate that volunteer superstar for AARP’s most prestigious community service award.
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Beginning February 1 and continuing through April 15, AARP Foundation is providing tax assistance and preparation through its Tax-Aide program. There’s no fee, and AARP membership is not required.
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AARP’s purpose is to empower people to choose how they live as they age. As such, AARP is pleased to sponsor the Washington Wizards’ Wizdom Dance Team, a dance troupe cast from a field of 50-plus adults in the DC, Maryland and Virginia region.
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As the City Council begins working on the 2020 budget, AARP DC is advocating for items on the Age-Friendly DC agenda, including preventing elder abuse and ensuring that older adults have access to home- and community-based support services.
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Aging in place means being able to travel confidently in the community, whether to shop, dine out or connect with friends.
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AARP District of Columbia asked, and artists 50-plus answered, submitting creations for the Beacon Celebration of the Arts contest.
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