Ageism is real
Two out of three workers between the ages of 45 and 74 say they have seen or experienced age discrimination at work. Job seekers over the age of 35 cite age discrimination as a top obstacle to getting hired. (AARP) Age discrimination is illegal at any stage of employment, including during hiring, promotions, raises, and layoffs.
Have you been affected by Age Discrimination in the entertainment and the media industry? AIM wants to share stories of ageism experiences that happen every day. These can be serious, or minor, outrageously offensive or so common that they feel normalized.
We are giving you this space to tell your story. Use your name, or a pseudonym and say as much or as little as you want - This is your space to to voice and show that ageism is real and is a problem to discuss. if you prefer, email us and don't forget to follow us on socials @ageinclusioin.