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Attend Social Security forums on June 4-5

social-security-frontA growing national movement to strengthen and expand Social Security is taking hold, pushing back against decades of misinformation and political attacks by opponents. Join Social Security Works-Washington at two free public forums on the future of America’s pension — Social Security:

Wednesday, June 4 in Seattle from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Bethany United Church of Christ, 6230 Beacon Ave. South. The featured speakers will include Terry O’Neill, National President of NOW; Rep. Adam Smith (D-9th); and Marilyn Watkins, Policy Director of the Economic Opportunity Institute. Download the Seattle event flier for more information, include a list of sponsoring organizations.

Thursday, June 5 in Bellingham from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Syre Center at Whatcom Community College. In addition to O’Neill and Watkins, Rep. Rick Larsen (D-2nd) will be a featured speaker. Download the Bellingham event flier, which includes sponsors and a map/directions.

Attend these important forums to 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” (H.R. 3118 and S.B. 567).

As the nation’s most efficient, fair, secure and universal source of retirement income, life insurance, and disability insurance available, Social Security is of critical importance to every American. 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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