Webinar: Why Communities of Color Should Care About Social Security

Social Security reform is not solely a critical issue for seniors, the disabled, and the dependent survivors of workers who die young – each community of color has a distinct stake in its outcome.  Please join us for a dynamic, interactive dialogue discussing:

  • How Social Security reform uniquely affects African Americans, Latinos/Hispanics, American Indian and Asian Americans;
  • How Social Security reform uniquely affects men, women, and children of color;
  • The current political climate, including why conservatives perpetuate the myth that Social Security is bankrupt; and,
  • Recommendations for strengthening Social Security in a targeted, equitable way. Continue reading

Leticia Miranda of the National Council of La Raza

Leticia Miranda, Associate Director of Economic and Employment Policy at the National Council of La Raza, speaks about the importance of social security for Latino communities, especially for retired beneficiaries and migrant communities at a Capitol Hill briefing titled “What’s at Stake? Proposed Deficit Reduction Measures Affecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid and the Impact on Communities of Color.”

Maya Rockeymoore of Global Policy Solutions

Dr. Maya Rockeymoore, president and CEO of Global Policy Solutions, speaks about deficit reduction, the role of the Supercommittee and social security reform at a Capitol Hill briefing titled “What’s at Stake? Proposed Deficit Reduction Measures Affecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid and the Impact on Communities of Color.”