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Action, Passion & Talent = Civic Engagement

Discover & share your talents with us and then explore ways to use them become a change agent in our community!

We invite you to joins Elders in Action in an inquiry into civic engagement in our community during Older American's Month. Our exploration will include personal conversations with elected officials, tours of Portland City Hall & Multnomah County Commissioner's offices, a candidate's forum for the May election and group dialogue. In these sessions we will identify and share issues you are passionate about, explore how you can make your voice heard, make a personal plan to become engaged in the community and learn how you make a difference. You can impact your community and government through civic engagement and volunteering!
Join us if you:

  • Are new to this community or to community engagement and want to learn more.
  • Care about your neighborhood or issues that affect the community we live in.
  • Are passionate about the issues of concern to older adults, no matter what your age.
  • Have never met with or spoken to your elected officials. It's easy and they want to hear from you!
  • Have experience in community engagement and want to share your ideas with us!
For information and registration,contact Elders in Action at 503-235-5474 or emailinfo@eldersinaction.org




Multnomah County Candidates Forum
Sponsored by Elders in Action Commission

Saturday, April 26 at Hollywood Senior Center

The Elders in Action Commission invites you to participate in a Candidates Forum, co-hosted by the Hollywood Senior Center, located at 1820 NE 40th Ave in Portland, on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Multnomah County, City of Portland and Metro candidates and measures will be featured. Specific program details will be forwarded within a month or so.
We hope you will join us to share your ideas with older adult constituents.
To RSVP or for more information, contact: JoAnn Herrigel EiA Civic Involvement Coordinator 503-595-7530 herrigelj@eldersinaction.org





Silver! A Night To Remember

May 30, 2014 at The World Trade Center

CELEBRATE with ELDERS IN ACTION
Enjoy an Auction, Great Food, Music, and Friends!
Silver! A Night To Remember
Fundraising Event, May 30th, 2014

We are excited to celebrate over 40 years of Elders in Action. We hope you will join us to share an evening of inspiring stories and to celebrate an Age-Friendly future in which everyone has a contribution to make.
It will be a night to remember