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Supporting and Advocating for Immigrant Elders on Cesar Chavez Day

By Jenna McDavid

March 31st is Cesar Chavez Day, a commemoration of the life of labor activist and civil rights pioneer Cesar Chavez. Chavez cofounded the National Farm Workers Association with Dolores Huerta and worked tirelessly throughout his life to encourage Mexican Americans Read More

The 2015 Aging in America Conference: First Time Experiences and Diverse Perspectives

By Ben de Guzman

The 2015 Aging in America Conference wraps up today in Chicago, IL. This week has provided a unique opportunity for the Diverse Elders Coalition and its members to share their work and connect with thousands of other participants from around Read More

LGBT Health Awareness Week: It’s Time To Come Together

By Jenna McDavid

March 23-27 marks National LGBT Health Awareness Week, and we at the Diverse Elders Coalition are excited to raise awareness about the issues facing the LGBTQ communities, especially LGBT older people.  The National Coalition for LGBT Health created National Read More