AARP Advocacy: Representing the 50+ in North Carolina and the Nation

Speaker Date: September 15, 2023

This presentation will walk participants through how AARP advocates on behalf of older adults in Charlotte, on the North Carolina state scale, and nationwide.

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Rebecca Gilbert
Assoc State Director, AARP Charlotte Region


Rebecca Gilbert is the Associate State Director for AARP in the Charlotte Region. AARP Charlotte strongly advocates for the region’s 50-plus and presents a regular lineup of local events and educational workshops. Before joining AARP North Carolina, Rebecca was on the AARP National Office Grassroots Advocacy Team, where she worked with all AARP state offices, including ones in the Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico.

Rebecca is an advocate for AARP and she presents programs and hosts workshops to help people get the most out of life. AARP events include programs for family caregivers, fraud prevention, help for job seekers, and more. In addition, AARP hosts opportunities to socialize, volunteer and have fun.

Before joining the AARP team, Gilbert previously worked on public policy campaigns with the Pew Charitable Trusts and Oxfam America.