Here’s an update from Amy Gilbody from AARP Virginia, who is trekking around Virginia and talking about Divided We Fail:
Last week, we brought DWF to the Virginia General Assembly! We camped ourselves out for the week in the lobby of the General Assembly Building – an AARP first. Volunteers from our Driver’s Safety, Tax Aide, Faith in Action, Rebuilding Together, and Divided We Fail programs all hung out and chatted with legislators and others about the good work they are doing. We finished the week with a day dedicated solely to Divided We Fail. Not only did we give away fun goodies, we also were able to talk to folks about health and financial security and get them fired up about learning about the issues.
It wasn’t just the staff and visitors who we chatted with – even those in the executive branch got involved, including Virginia Department for the Aging’s Ben Garrett.
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