osc_0098_med.jpeg

Action Highlights

2022

Gray Panthers NYC's Jack Kupferman attended the Joint Forum and the Ministerial Conference on Ageing in June in Rome.

On July 14, 2022, Gray Panthers NYC intern Sarah Gold (rising senior at Skidmore College) attended a High-Level Political Forum Zoom event, “Older Women in Crises: Invisible Among the Most Vulnerable,” hosted by the UN Programme on Ageing (UN DESA), the Stakeholder Group on Ageing (SGA), UN Women, and the Special Procedures of the Independent Expert on the Rights of Older Persons.

Going back to its founding in 1970, Gray Panthers has focused on the rights and the dignity of older persons. If as a society, we ensure that people in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities have the care they deserve, as a country we come one major step closer to ensuring the rights and dignity of all older persons.

Host Daren Jaime sits down with the President of Gray Panthers NYC, Jack Kupferman to talk about the organization combating ageism and achieving social justice through intergenerational advocacy.

2021

Gray Panthers is deeply disturbed with the findings in Attorney General Letitia James' report on how nursing homes handled the COVID-19 pandemic. We had hoped that the reforms resulting from the nursing home audit we helped trigger in 2018 would prevent a situation similar from what Attorney General James reported, but they did not. Clearly, nursing homes in New York State are in desperate need of further reforms.

2020

2019

2018

GoodTrouble.jpeg

People's Assembly Declaration 2019

United In Outrage - The Resistance March — Rise and Resist

Was Joe Biden the victim of an ageist attack at the Democratic debate?

Anti-ageism activists bristle at Julián Castro’s question to Joe Biden ‘Are you forgetting what you said 2 minutes ago?’

Data Solutions to confronting Ageism Globally - Gray Panthers in Action

Gray Panthers Forming a National Directory for Older Persons

We run by the mirror.pdf

Is 70 the new 50 for presidential candidates? l Stu Bykofsky

Who are you calling senior? For older folks, some terms are fast becoming radioactive

Question for Democrats: Are some candidates too old? - The Boston Globe

Gray Panthers Featured in Article on Fighting Ageism

Gray Panthers featured in story on combatting ageism

Civil Society Donut Hole Discount October 2018

Good Trouble 22 faces of resistance

Gray Panthers Interview with Jan Hively - How Maggie Kuhn Changed My Life

Rachella Ferst - Statement and Question to the Singapore Delegation at the United Nations HLPF 2018

Summary-Who is Watching the Watchdogs

OEWGA - Who is Watching the Watchdogs? Oversight of Nursing Home Regulators

GPPolicy Brief- MGOS Side Event

NYTimes Back Story Maggie Kuhn August 3 2018

Sylvia Beales lead discussant remarks LNOB panel.pdf

Jack Kupferman Statement and Question to Andorra VNR - United Nations High-Level Political Forum 2018

Gray Panthers ALJ.Pdf

Calendar of Gray Panthers’ participation at the High Level Political Forum

Ageing and Age-Disaggregated Data

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

The Permeation of Ageism- The Santa Fe Incident

Three Things Millennials Should Invest In

GP joined New Yorkers at the March for Our Lives

NYS Nursing Home Audit by the NYS Comptroller

Gray Panthers Hosts Conversation on Quality of Paid Home Care

Photos - Gray Panthers Hosts Conversation on Quality of Paid Home Care

The charity fighting for a generation - Evade

Gray Panthers at the Women’s March in NYC
Joe Bellitti, Gray Panthers Intern 2017
Gray Panthers At MIPAA
Gray Panthers Support Literacy For Older People
Policy Brief-Beyond Slogans - Good Practice to Count Us All In Policy Brief
Photos: Beyond Slogans - Good...
Policy Brief-Corporate Eldercare-Helping Employers Understand and Manage Caregiving Responsibilities
Respectcaregivers.Org
GP at Local Career Day Event
Gray and Green History.pdf
2016 Election Statement.pdf
Joint statement on Independent Expert's report Aug 2016.pdf
Policy Brief-Making Caregiving Work.pdf
Gray Panthers, NYC Network hosted Happy Hour 31 july.pdf
GP summary.pdf
Gray Panthers Roundtable US Department of Labor, Women’s Bureau
Gray Panthers Wikipedia Page
Gray Panthers Legal Services Directory July 2016
Embracing Older Women in the Workplace
Joan Davis' remarks at 2016 Maggie Kuhn Awards
Gray Panthers Home Health Aide report
WfPD and others written statement CSW60
Enforcement of Nursing Home Violations
Joan Wile's article: THE GREENING OF THE GRAY PANTHERS
Letter to Gov Cuomo re CARE Act
Seniors Op-Ed
A momentous week for older people
Older People Are Invisible in Key Data, Study Warns
Report of the Open-ended Working Group on Ageing
Spotlight- Edith Cresmer, Medicare Rights Volunteer
What I learned with Gray Panthers in Summer 2015 - Florence Shen
Reflection on the Internship - Brendan Birth
My Summer Internship - Mallory Shaner
Gray Panthers 2015 Statement Oewga
Final Stakeholder Group on Ageing Statement - HLPF MGOS participation June 2015
Final statement at the Opening Session - 26 June 2015
Who me, ageist?
23 April Joint Post-2015 Dialogue
Letter to the the Office of the NYS Comptroller, Thomas DiNapoli
Older Worker discussion summary
Older Women Issue Brief
Ltr to Gov Cuomo re Budget Bill - Physician Profile
Gray Panthers Awareness Survey Results 2015
Statement Supporting An International Treaty To Address Violence Against Women
Gray Panthers - Survey, How much do you know?
Congressional Delegate letter 1-08-2015
The Liberation of Growing Old
Who Speaks for the Earth
Gray Panthers NYC Bylaws
Marchers reflect on the People’s Climate March
Gray Panthers: Essential Advocates for UN’s Global Development Goals
Gray Panthers at the Open Ended Working Group on Ageing
Sustainable development goals for all ages . . . dare we dream?
Reflections on the Salon - Confronting Ageism
As Living Standards Fall for Seniors, Some See Signs of ‘Silver Revolution’
Feminists Post 2015 Declaration EN
FeministsPost2015_FR
Declaración_Feminista_Post_2015_español
女权主义关于后2015发展目标的声明
Feminists_Post_2015_Russian
Gray Panthers Testimony Safe Streets 2014
THE NEXT GENERATION - Uniting for Justice
Medical Marijuana Hearing
Joint statement - Human Rights for All Post-2015
The emerging era of the centenarian creates painful challenges for the old and the young
Gray Panthers’ Federal Budget Solutions
Sustainable development in an ageing world
Desarrollo sostenible en un mundo que envejece
Open Ended Working Group On Ageing Statement
Experience of a Gray Panthers Summer Intern
Colgate summer internship at UN
Emergency Response Task Force Special Needs Registry
Gray Panthers Input Open Ended Working Group 2013
Medicaid and Health Care Decision-Forum 2013
Joan Davis Gray Panthers April 2012
Gray Panthers MLK 2012
NYPD continues to target Chelsea's minority youth
Press Release June 8, 2011
GRAY PANTHERS MOVEMENT - 1974