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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. 

March 31, 2020

We are really excited to support this amazing community project that has been launched by Derek Newman-Stille, Lisa Clarke and Cameron G N Ewing.

Here's a bit more about the project from the editors: "Peterborough in Portrait: Together Apart is a photo narrati...

March 31, 2020

Our friend and colleague Nicole Dalmer is kicking off an Aging Activisms Community QuaranZINE, and would like to invite anyone to contribute. 

Check out our quaranZINE page here.

March 28, 2020

"Meet Peterborough Activist Jill Jones: Stickin' to the Union

In the early 1970s, a worker sweeping the floors of the Canadian General Electric (GE) factory in Nogojawanong/Peterborough, Ontario, earned a higher wage than a skilled machinist — if, of course, the sweeper...

March 26, 2020

Synopsis: In this film, a girl explains how her life works with two moms.

Password: rainbowlife

Discussion questions and activities below!

Discussion Questions (pick three)
1. Who is in your family?
2. Who are your friends?
3. What does each family member love to do?
4. W...

Watch this piece by Karleen Pendleton Jiménez, called "What does this mean to you? Thoughts on covid, queerness, and memory." It contains mature content.

March 25, 2020

trying to keep singing and maintain a strong heart. I am so incredibly grateful for my kin that are showing up in some really beautiful and powerful ways right now. heres a leon bridges cover for yous called river. whatever it is you believe in, please continue to beli...

"This is a duo performance of the hymn, It Is Well With My Soul, that my wife, Lorraine Land, and I did while in quarantine with suspected covid-19 in response to a Facebook request by a friend in quarantine completely alone for the same reason." - John Bird

March 24, 2020

"when we were little and there would be big storms our dad would pull out his guitar and sing. his magical ways would sometimes stop the thunders or bring the power back on, but ultimately his songs really helped us feel less afraid. as im sure many people are feeling...

March 23, 2020

Alex (8 years old) has started Dogcast, a weekly illustrated podcast about dogs, to keep all her friends and family company and help you learn about dogs at the same time. Check out the second episode about Border Collies.

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