Confronting Ageism

People are living longer, and yet we as a society don’t know how to make the best use of these extra years.  We need new social visions that will inspire and support people of all races, classes, genders, and sexualities to grow and participate actively throughout their entire lives.

No age-segregation or pitting generation against generation — we want a society that works for us all.  We can’t leave it to ‘experts’ to tell us how to age ‘well’ or ‘successfully,’ or to an aging industrial complex that sees older adults as a dependent group or growing market of consumers.

It’s up to us.

It’s time for a Radical Age Movement, a grassroots nationwide effort that challenges traditional notions of aging and introduces new ideas for building co-creative and interdependent communities.

Postponed Events

Rally for Age Justice

The steering committee of RAM made the decision earlier in September to postpone our scheduled October 16th Rally for Age Justice until sometime in the spring.  There was just not enough time for us to accomplish our goal.  Adding to this, is the short space between the rally date and election day.  Many of our members are out there working hard to get people to the poles and/or participating in other demonstrations or rallies relevant to the election.

Age Café


In view of all that our country is going through at this moment in time, and after much consideration, the RAM steering committee has decided to postpone our signature program, our Age Café, which was scheduled for October 16
th until after the upcoming election.  

Everyone is justifiably distracted at this time and the social justice advocates among our membership need the time to work on Getting Out the Vote.  Stay tuned for the new date and location sometime in November.

What is The Radical Age Movement all about?

This is TheRadicalAgeMovement. No more ageism. #AgeJustice

Want to know more about what TheRadicalAgeMovement is?

 

   •Click HERE to listen to Alice Fisher, President and
    Founder, and Steve Burghardt on CUNYTV!

   •Or click HERE to read about us!

Ageism In the News

Intergenerational Intentionality: What Does a Multigenerational Movement Look Like?

“Older adults fought for our future, now it’s time we do the same for them and for our future selves.”

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“CityViews: It’s Time for New Yorkers to Take a Stand for Age Justice” (Article from CityLimits)

“Some of us were the radicals of the sixties. … Today, we are over sixty; it’s time for us to wake up our fellow Americans again.”

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President and Founder, Alice Fisher (center), Co-Founder, Steve Burghardt (far right) and steering committee members.