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AARP Bilingual Events

AARP Fraud Fighting 4th Fridays Virtual Spanish/English - AARP Fraud Watch Network Presentation: 4/23/2021 @10AM Join AARP Connecticut and attendees from across the U.S. for a FREE Spanish/English Presentation of the Fraud Watch Network on April 23 at 10:00am ET | 9:00am CT | 8:00am MT | 7:00am PT– AARP membership not required. Únete a…
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Are you struggling to pay rent and utilities due to Covid-19?

UniteCT - Emergency Rental Assistance for Connecticut's Economy UniteCT - The new state program will assist eligible CT residents who rent with rent (up to $10k) and electric utility payments (up to $1,500).  Customers must apply through the state and qualify if they meet certain criteria, one of which is their income must be less…
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Next Phase of Covid Vaccine

The Next Phase of Connecticut’s COVID Vaccine Rollout Begins on April 1st Beginning, April 1, 2021, individuals who are 16 years of age and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine. If you are 16 or older and live, work or go to school in Connecticut, you are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine…
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Virtual Healthy Chats / Charlas Virtuales de Salud

ATTN Community Members: Healthy Chats are a great way for CT residents to learn more about Access Health CT, the current Special Enrollment Period for Uninsured Residents and the application process for health coverage. We need your help promoting our Healthy Chats! We have two sessions planned next week, one each in English and Spanish: Tue, April 6 at…
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MetroCOG CEDS Survey Needs Your Input

Public Input Needed on Economic Development The Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (MetroCOG) is establishing a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for the Greater Bridgeport Region, which encompasses the City of Bridgeport and the Towns of Easton, Fairfield, Monroe, Stratford, and Trumbull. The CEDS is designed to bring together the public and private sectors in…
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NPRDC’s 2021 Scholarship Program: Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications now available at  NPRDPinc.org . Deadline April 16, 2021 National eligibility, including Puerto Rico Scholars from previous years may reapply March 2, 2021, New York City - The Puerto Rican National Parade (NPRDP) is already accepting applications for its 2021 National Scholarship Program. For the fourth consecutive year, the program will award 100 scholarships of $ 2,000, for…
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Results are in for Saturday’s Blood Drive in!

Thank you so much for your support at the blood drive at McGivney Community Center in Bridgeport on Saturday, February 27th. There was a wonderful turnout and we collected 28 pints, which can help to save up to 84 lives! Thank you again for your time and donations!
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Get the Facts on the COVID-19 Vaccine with AARP CT

AARP CT is keeping an up to date website to help you get the facts on the COVID 19 Vaccine:  www.AARP.org/CTVaccine When it comes to the coronavirus vaccine, we all just want to know the facts. How much does it cost, and where and when can I get the vaccine? We can help you cut through…
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State of CT Pandemic Resources

Diverse Communities Outreach Taskforce Members On a periodic basis, we will send you and other members of the Diverse Communities Outreach Taskforce useful resources to help keep your stakeholders informed of the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and other pandemic-related information. We hope this information will be useful as you continue to serve the…
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¡Siempre Presentes!: Shedding Light on Latina History

Thursday, March 18 - 7 pm From Rita Moreno on the set of West Side Story, to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the Congress floor, Latinas have been breaking ground in every discipline and field for generations. They’ve been front and center in the fight for civil rights, trailblazers in the arts and sciences, and architects of…
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