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Join Us at The Rally, May 18, 2011: Social Security - Keeping the Promise to All Generations

As debates continue about cutting entitlement programs like Social Security in order to balance the federal budget, Health & Medicine is co-sponsoring a rally NEXT Wednesday May 18th: “Social Security: Keeping the Promise to All Generations”.

Economic Security is important to all Americans, and Social Security is a life-line to economic security for many. Please join us Wednesday to hear Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and several Social Security beneficiaries talk about the importance of Social Security to economic security.

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Social Security is once again under attack as Congress debates cutting it in the name of the federal deficit. Social Security has not contributed a penny to the deficit and is a promise that must not broken. Join us as we hear from beneficiaries and advocates and learn about the national campaign to protect and strengthen Social Security. We will also discuss the proposed cuts to Medicare and Medicaid.

Keynote Speaker: Eric Kingson

Co-Director of the national coalition Strengthen Social Security. Served as policy advisor to two presidential commissions – 1982 National Commission on Social Security Reform; 1994 Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform

Special Guest: Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
Wednesday, May 18 10am – Noon Workers United Union Hall 333 S Ashland Ave Chicago, IL

A light Breakfast will be provided
This Event is Free Space is Limited
To Reserve a Seat contact: Emily Stuart (312) 427-2114 ext. 207 illinoisara@gmail.com