Join Senator Bernie Sanders In Seattle To Celebrate Social Security, Medicare, & Medicaid

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Washington Community Action Network! says
Reminder: this is a public education event! Speakers are speaking because they recognize the importance of retirement security programs. Elected officials are speaking in the capacity of their current elected office.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact Xochitl (pronounced So-chi)
at 206-389-0050 x243 or

Social Security Works Washington Coalition is celebrating the 80th anniversary of Social Security and the 50th anniversary of Medicare!

Remember this is the celebration event for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid. Please do not post anything about any campaigns or elections on this page.

We are rallying at Westlake Park on August 8th at 1PM for Social Security and Medicare.

Social Security and Medicare are crucial tenets of retirement security. These two programs are the most successful anti-poverty programs in the history of the US, but face corporate attack. Join us as we celebrate Social Security and Medicare while calling on our elected officials to protect and expand these program by scrapping the cap on taxable income, adopting the caregiver credit, and using the CPI-E to calculate benefits.

Our speakers and entertainment include:

Sen. Bernie Sanders, US Senate
Rep. Adam Smith, US House of Representatives
Sen. Pramila Jayapal, Washington Legislature
Hon. Kshama Sawant, Seattle City Council Member
Lynne Dodson - Secretary Treasurer, Washington State Labor Council AFL-CIO
Heather Villanueva - Senior Community Strength Organizer, SEIU 775, Board member, Ingersoll Gender Center
Rebecca Saldana - Executive Director, Puget Sound Sage
Gerald Hankerson - President of Alaska, Oregon, Washington State Area Conference NAACP
Marcelas Owens - Youth leader, Washington CAN!
Hugh Foy, MD. Physicians for a National Health Plan Western Washington, Professor of Surgery, UW School of Medicine, Director of the Surgical Specialties Clinic, Harborview
Jackie Boschak - President of Washington Alliance for Retired Americans President

Jim Page, musician and activist

Daniel Pak
Kore Ionz, Totem Star

Geo Quibuyen
Blue Scholars, Food & Sh*t

and more. See you there!
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By: Washington Community Action Network!

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