The Jewish Association for Services for the Aged (JASA) invites you to Answering the Call: A Community Forum on Healthy Aging and Civic Engagement to be held on June 12th, from 9am-1pm at UJA-Federation of New York. Click here for event information. This event will engage older adults, community organizers, volunteer managers and legislators in discussions about healthy aging, civic engagement and volunteerism and feature experts from city and state government, aging services, social services, and policy, nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. A poster session held immediately following the panel presentation will allow professionals in the field of aging, public service, and volunteer management to showcase their work in one of three categories: Best Practices, Research and Policy, and Program Models for Civic Engagement and Healthy Aging.
Speakers include: Michael Burgess, Director, New York State Office for Aging (NYSOFA), Stacey Easterling, Programme Executive, The Atlantic Philanthropies; Thomas Endres, Vice President of Civic Engagement, National Council on Aging; Aileen Gitelson, CEO, JASA; Hon. Liz Krueger, New York State Senator; Caryn Resnick, Deputy Commissioner, New York City Department for the Aging (NYCDFTA); Donna M. Smith, State Program Director, Corporation for National & Community Service; Susan Stern, Chair, New York State Commission on National and Community Service; Julia Zeuner, LMSW, Chair, Task Force on Aging; UJA-Federation of New York. Please click here for registration form. For more information on this event please contact Kerry Allison at (212) 273-5228 or via email at email@example.com.