AFSCME Council 5 Retirees United

Family Security & Retiree Power

Are you worried about what the future holds for Social Security, The Affordable Health Care Act, Medicare/Medicaid and the social safety net programs enacted over the past 80 years? We know many of these programs are going to be under attack by the conservatives both in Washington, D.C. and the State Houses. What can you/we do to oppose these changes and to strengthen our alliances with other groups and individuals who share our values and concerns?

Attend the Family Security & Retiree Power In a Time of Crisis program to be held on May 6th at the Minnesota Nurses Association offices, 345 Randolph Ave., St. Paul, MN. From 9 AM to 2PM. Keynote Speaker is Robert Roach, Jr. President of the Alliance for Retired Americans( If you’re not familiar with the Alliance, it is the retiree organization of the national AFL-CIO). There will be breakouts after Mr. Roach’s presentation on topics such as Best Organizing Practices, Saving Pensions, Threats to the Social Safety Net, Affordable Health Care, Communications & Young & Old Organizing Together

More info: 651-227-7647, ext. 121. There is a suggested $5.00 registration fee to help defray the cost of the provided lunch.

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