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York County Senior College

Human Relations

What Me? Ageist? (Beginning the Conversation)


with Anne Murray

Calendar Oct 20, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 2 weeks

“Ageism is stereotyping and discrimination on the basis of a person’s age. Influenced by social movements that were challenging racism and sexism, Dr. Robert Butler coined the word “ageism” in 1968. It is the last socially sanctioned prejudice."  (this ... consciousness-raising booklet.

In this two-session circle gathering, we’ll begin the conversation about Ageism…exploring together our own thoughts, prejudices, experiences. We’ll also begin to approach ways to change the attitudes of others and ourselves. Resources will be shared for further growth opportunities.

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