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Starting September 06 2011, 01:00 PM
Ending September 09 2011, 12:00 PM

Alliance for Retired Americans - 2011 Legislative Conference

 

Tenth Anniversary Celebration
2011 Legislative Conference

 September 6th – 9th, 2011
Hilton Washington and Towers
Washington, DC

  

Join Alliance members from all over the country as we celebrate our tenth anniversary. We will honor those who were there at our founding and those who have fought side-by-side with us over the past decade. In just ten years, we have become the country’s best organization for seniors and retirees. During ourLegislative Conference we will analyze the latest threats to Social Security and Medicare, and discuss ways how we can protect them. Plus you can improve your skills as an activist at our workshops and training sessions. Come hear from labor and community leaders, members of Congress and policy experts.

We will also be taking an early look at the 2012 elections. We will take a trip to the U.S. Capitol so you can visit your U.S. Representative and Senators.

Grammy Winner Judy Collins will sing and speak at the conference. Ms. Collins is drawn to social activism.  She has a special interest in mental health, is a representative for UNICEF, and campaigns on behalf of the abolition of landmines, amongst many other causes.

Other confirmed speakers will include: Honorable Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, member of the U.S. House of Representatives & Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, Richard J. Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, Robert Adler, Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Benjamin Todd Jealous, President of the NAACP, Dennis Van Roekel, President of the NEA, and Randi Weingarten, President of AFT.  

You can register below or click here to print a copy of the convention call.

  

Event Location

Hilton Washington & Towers
1919 Connecticut Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20009