BY AI-JEN POO
This spring, Ai-jen will embark on the Caring Across America tour. With events in sixteen cities over three months, she’ll challenge families to talk about the care they’ll need as they age.
All across the country, Ai-jen will talk with people from all walks of life — aging Americans and their families, caregivers and community leaders — about changing the way we care.
Use the list below to see when she’ll be in a city near you!
REVIEWS & PRESS
As America Grays, A Call For Dignity In Aging And Elder Care — NPR's All Things Considered — February 1, 2015
“In her new book, The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America, author Ai-jen Poo says that means the country is on the cusp of a major shift.” Listen to the whole interview from NPR:
1/1/15 Library Journal January 1, 2015
“Thoughtful, moving, and relatable, with numerous personal and professional anecdotes, Poo delivers a concise discussion recommended for readers interested in the social sciences or elder care.”
TOUR DATES & LOCATIONS
New York, NY – New America Foundation
January 26, 2015
University Park, PA – Penn State University
February 11, 2015
Atlanta, GA – Georgia Tech
February 18, 2015
Gainesville, FL – frank
February 27, 2015
Philadelphia, PA – Women’s Way Conference
February 28, 2015
Seattle, WA – Citizen University Conference
March 19, 2015
Chicago, IL – 2015 Aging in America Conference
March 24, 2015
Boston, MA – MA Domestic Workers Coalition
April 1, 2015
San Francisco, CA – Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus
April 23, 2015
Honolulu, HI – University of Hawaii
May 1, 2015
WE ALL CARE
So let’s talk about how to be sure our families are ready.
The Caring Across America tour is made possible by:
A movement of Americans of all ages and backgrounds, sparking connections across generations and strengthening family and caregiving relationships.
The National Domestic Workers Alliance organizes domestic workers in the United States for respect, recognition and labor standards. Through leadership development, strategic campaigns and alliance building we seek to help build a vibrant movement for social and global justice.