Social Security

Social Security is one of the great achievements of American democracy. It represents the best of our values – honoring our parents, respecting hard work, and supporting families. EOI is working to protect, strengthen and expand Social Security benefits by 1) increasing benefits for low earners and elderly survivors, 2) recognizing modern family structures, and 3) restoring the college benefit.


Research and Publications

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Social Security 101

Presentation | August 14, 2015

Social Security is the bedrock of economic security for millions of children, as well as w

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Response to the 2014 Social Security Trustees’ Annual Report

Fact Sheet | August 15, 2014

Every year, the Social Security Trustees are required by law to project the program’s fina

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Latest Blog Posts

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Three issues where your vote will make a big difference this fall

Marilyn Watkins | March 7, 2016

The gender wage gap has multiple causes and manifestations, and no single policy change wi

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Gender Pay Gap Contributes to Economic Insecurity for Older Women

Marilyn Watkins | March 4, 2016

The inequalities of gender, race and income that plague U.S. society directly impact the l

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Why it Matters

Just Scrap the Cap

The simple Social Security fix