Category: SOCIAL SECURITY

Grassroots Leaders, Politicians, the American People All Agree: It’s Time to Expand Social Security

Angela Zhao

July 14, 2015 at 4:16 pm

Although the White House Conference on Aging is held only once every ten years, Monday’s event was a crucial time to address issues for older Americans, especially as they retire in unprecedented numbers. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative John Conyers (D-MI), as well as 72 members of Congress and 2.5 million Americans wrote a […]

Grassroots Leaders, Politicians, the American People All Agree: It’s Time to Expand Social Security

Angela Zhao

at 4:16 pm

Although the White House Conference on Aging is held only once every ten years, Monday’s event was a crucial time to address issues for older Americans, especially as they retire in unprecedented numbers. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative John Conyers (D-MI), as well as 72 members of Congress and 2.5 million Americans wrote a […]

Grassroots Leaders, Politicians, the American People All Agree: It’s Time to Expand Social Security

Angela Zhao

at 4:16 pm

Although the White House Conference on Aging is held only once every ten years, Monday’s event was a crucial time to address issues for older Americans, especially as they retire in unprecedented numbers. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Representative John Conyers (D-MI), as well as 72 members of Congress and 2.5 million Americans wrote a […]

Social Security expansion: Something we can all agree on

Community Change

January 29, 2015 at 10:02 am

Yesterday, Nancy J. Altman and Eric R. Kingson, authors of the new book “Social Security Works! Why Social Security Isn’t Going Broke and How Expanding It Will Help Us All,” joined AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler at the ALF-CIO headquarters in downtown Washington, D.C. to speak about their book and answer questions from the audience. Altman […]

Caregivers: Unrecognized Heroes

Abby Marco

February 28, 2014 at 4:23 pm

Though we don’t often think of it, we have all had caregivers, and we will all likely be a caregiver at one point or another in our lives. Caregivers are the men and women who care for a sick, disabled, injured, or aging parent, spouse, child, or other family member while still trying to balance […]

Improving Social Security to Enhance Economic Security for Vulnerable Populations

Amanda Sands

October 30, 2013 at 6:55 pm

With 82 percent of Americans in agreement that we must increase Social Security benefits even if it means raising taxes, why should we wait any longer to improve our Social Security system? Community Change in conjunction with the Older Women’s Economic Security Taskforce, a project of the National Council of Women’s Organizations, released a report […]

Improving Social Security to Enhance Economic Security for Vulnerable Populations

Amanda Sands

at 6:55 pm

With 82 percent of Americans in agreement that we must increase Social Security benefits even if it means raising taxes, why should we wait any longer to improve our Social Security system? Community Change in conjunction with the Older Women’s Economic Security Taskforce, a project of the National Council of Women’s Organizations, released a report […]

Improving Social Security to Enhance Economic Security for Vulnerable Populations

Amanda Sands

at 6:55 pm

With 82 percent of Americans in agreement that we must increase Social Security benefits even if it means raising taxes, why should we wait any longer to improve our Social Security system? Community Change in conjunction with the Older Women’s Economic Security Taskforce, a project of the National Council of Women’s Organizations, released a report […]

A Student’s Voice in The Cost of Education

Guest Blogger

March 12, 2013 at 12:00 am

Guest Post By Leighton Watson, Sophomore at Howard University The quest for higher education can be a huge investment made by young adults and their families. Due to the recession, high unemployment rates and high student loan payments, it seems like everyone wants to jump in on the debate on revamping the higher education model […]

Honoring Caregivers in Our Lives Throughout the Holidays

Guest Blogger

November 26, 2012 at 12:00 am

Last year was my grandmother’s final Thanksgiving. She died in the spring of 2012 at the age of 98. Her cinnamon rolls will forever be a part of Thanksgiving memories for me for the rest of my life, as will her kindness and all of the hard work she put into taking care of my […]

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