The future of Social Security: Free public forums in Seattle, Bellingham

May 21, 2014 | Aaron Keating

Social Security is of critical importance to every American: it is the most efficient, fair, secure and universal source of retirement income, life insurance, and disability insurance available in the United States.

Now, a growing national movement to strengthen and expand Social Security is pushing back against decades of misinformation and political attacks by opponents. Join us for two free public forums on the future of America’s pension — Social Security:

Wednesday June 4th, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., Bethany United Church of Christ (Beacon Hill), Seattle, WA 
Featured speakers: Terry O’Neill, National President of NOW; Rep. Adam Smith, D-WA, 9th District; and Marilyn Watkins, Policy Director, Economic Opportunity Institute. Download flyer here »

Thursday, June 5th, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Syre Center, Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, WA
Featured speakers: Terry O’Neill, National President of NOW; Rep. Rick Larsen, D-WA, 2nd District; and Marilyn Watkins, Policy Director, Economic Opportunity Institute. Download flyer (with map) here »

You’ll get an update on the status of the Social Security system and learn about legislation that will strengthen Social Security for the remainder of this century: the “Strengthening Social Security Act” (House Resolution 3118 and Senate Bill 567).

Join us to learn how we can work together to address the nation’s retirement savings crisis, strengthen family protections for all generations, and secure Social Security financing for generations to come.

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