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Please feel free to share your experiences and stories, information about upcoming events, thoughts on anything you see here, or other relevant resources – on topics relating to aging and/or activism. This space will be gently moderated to avoid any of us having to deal with trolls, goblins, mischievous elves, or anyone posting things that are sexist, ageist, racist, classist, misogynist, homophobic, ableist, or cissexist. 

July 19, 2016

After four days, AMIRCI’s 8th International Conference, “Negotiating Competing Demands: 21st Century Motherhood,” has come to a close. The gathering was full of conversation, debate, and excitement, and I am left awed by all of the thoughtful and inspiring people doing...

July 14, 2016

Aging Activisms researcher Jesse Whattam presented at the 2016 AMIRCI Conference in Melbourne Australia. Jesse presented a paper titled "Aging Activisms: Unsettling apolitical (grand)motherhood narratives." 

Read Jesse's reflections here

July 5, 2016

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to take part in the Oral History Summer School in Chicago. I’ve been excited about the potential of oral history since before returning to grad school. Now as a grad student, I am designing and carrying out my own oral history pro...

July 4, 2016

Collective member Jean Koning, who has been walking with First Nations for almost fifty years, has allowed us to share a piece she wrote last year. You can find the original post on Jean's blog, Koning's Komments.

IT'S TIME TO MOVE ON: From "Walking in Solidarity" to "W...

July 4, 2016

Amelie Raoufi and her son Lohan, 1.5 years, at the annual Dyke March as part of Toronto Pride celebrations in Toronto, Ont. on Saturday July 2, 2016. Ernest Doroszuk/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network

This past weekend was Pride Toronto! A flurry of rainbows and raucousness,...

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