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  • Meg LaPorte

Anti-Ageism Leaders to Explore Actionable Ways to Tackle Age Stereotypes and Advance Positive Age Beliefs

An Official United Nations Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing Side Event

New York, N.Y. – Three leaders in the anti-ageism movement will gather on May 21 to examine and explore practical and actionable ways to tackle ageism and damaging stereotypes about age and aging. 

The panelists will discuss initiatives that are working to dismantle age bias, offer their expertise, and enlist participants in the development of new ideas and concepts. 

The webinar, which is an official side event of the United Nations Open-Ended Working Group on Ageing, includes the following panelists:

  • Tracey Gendron, PhD - Chair, Department of Gerontology, Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Ken Dychtwald - Founder and CEO, Age Wave

  • Jordan Evans - Co-Founder, Art Against Ageism

WHAT:  “Energizing Action Against Ageism” 

WHO: Gray Panthers NYC

WHEN: May 21, 2024: 1:15 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. Eastern

WHERE: Virtual – Register Here


Jack Kupferman: 

About Gray Panthers NYC

Gray Panthers NYC is a nonprofit organization that utilizes activism and advocacy to tackle ageism to create a humane society that puts the needs of people over profits, responsibility over power and democracy over institutions; eliminate injustice, discrimination, ageism wherever they exist; and bring together young and old, women and men of all backgrounds and orientations, to work in unison, with mutual trust and respect. Find more details at


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