Mar 7, 2022
New Haven, Conn.— Yale University and certain of its employees have agreed to settle a class action lawsuit, Kwesell v. Yale University, subject to Court approval. The lawsuit alleges that Yale’s
Jan 26, 2022Google.org Announces $10 Million Grant to AARP Foundation to Train Older, Lower-Income Adults in Digital Skills for Economic Security$10 million grant from Google.org to AARP Foundation will support free technology trainings to help older women and people of color thrive in the digital economy
Today, Google.org announced a $10 million grant to AARP Foundation to provide technology and digital skills training to 25,000 people with low income age 50 and older, with a focus on women and people of color.
Dec 23, 2021AARP Foundation Applauds New York State Appellate Court’s Favorable Ruling for St. Clare’s Pensioners
WASHINGTON– AARP Foundation Senior Vice President for Litigation William Alvarado Rivera issued the following statement after the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Court ruled in...
Dec 22, 2021Lawsuit Settled Against Adult Care Facilities to Prevent Discrimination Against People with Mobility Disabilities
The Fair Housing Justice Center (FHJC) has reached a settlement with four assisted living facilities in a lawsuit challenging discrimination against people with disabilities, particularly wheelchair users. FHJC was represented by attorneys from AARP Foundation, Mobilization for Justice, and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.
Sep 15, 2021
AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson issued the following response to the U.S. Census Bureau data on poverty, income, and health insurance in 2020.
- Aug 10, 2021Disability Advocates Reach Agreement with State of Kansas to Reform Services for People Living in Mental Health Nursing Facilities
Topeka Independent Living Resource Center (TILRC) and Disability Rights Center of Kansas (DRC), acting on behalf of their constituents with mental illness, have reached an agreement with the State of Kansas to expand services and provide more community residential options for individuals living in, or at risk of being admitted to, Nursing Facilities for Mental Health (NFMH).
Apr 15, 2021AARP Foundation Client Wins Summary Judgment in California Superior Court Case Against Nursing Facility That Dumped Her into a HospitalAARP Foundation Sued Nursing Facility Chain to Stop Illegal Practice of “Patient Dumping”
Mar 18, 2021At House Committee, AARP’s McCann Testifies in Support of Federal Protections for Workers Facing Age Discrimination
AARP announced today its endorsement of the bipartisan “Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act” (POWADA) that would strengthen federal protections of older workers. AARP praised the bipartisan leadership of Representatives Bobby Scott (VA-03), chairman of the Committee on Education and Labor, and Rodney Davis (IL-13) who introduced the bill on Thursday. This bipartisan legislation is a companion to a Senate bill introduced by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Patrick Leahy (D-VT).
Mar 11, 2021
SAN FRANCISCO—In the class and collective action lawsuit Rabin v. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, pending in the Northern District of California, the court has granted final approval of the settlement between Plaintiffs and the Defendant, and yesterday the settlement became final and effective.
Feb 16, 2021Program Provides Free Tax Prep Help; Appointments Are Required
WASHINGTON—Beginning today, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is providing free tax assistance and preparation, including new low-contact and virtual services for taxpayers concerned about the spread of...