National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC) Capitol Hill Briefing on the Need to Strengthen and Restore Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Register now for this National Senior Citizens Law Center (NSCLC)
Capitol Hill briefing to learn about soon-to-be-introduced legislation, the SSI
Restoration Act, that will provide needed updates to the SSI program and
restore SSI to what it was originally intended to do. SSI is an income support
program that currently helps provide minimal economic security to 8 million
people, including 2 million older adults and 6 million younger people with
serious disabilities. However, important aspects of the program have not been
updated in 40 years.

Speakers include The Honorable Raul Grijalva; Paul Nathanson,
NSCLC Executive Director; Yanira Cruz, President, National Hispanic Council on
Aging; Neera Tanden, President, Center for American Progress; T.J. Sutcliffe,
Policy Advocate, The ARC; Gerald McIntyre, Directing Attorney, NSCLC; and Zoe
Paolantonio, Staff Attorney, Whitman-Walker Health

Wednesday April 17, 2013
2:00 pm – 3:00pm ET
Room 121, Cannon House Office Building, 283 First Street SE, Washington, DC

Register now.

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