Community, Labor Groups Unite for March to Save Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid
October 9th 2012 · 0 Comments
A non-partisan march and rally, uniting diverse community organizations to advocate for not cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
(Syracuse, NY) - On Thursday, October 11, at 11:30 am community and labor groups along with citizens of Central New York will gather at the City Hall Commons and march to the Federal Building where they will have a rally to save Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid; and educate our community on the content of House Congressional Resolution 112 which was approved on March 29, 2012.
Speaking at this event are Eric Kingson, professor at SU and Co-Chair of Social Security Works; Mike Burgess, former Director of the State Office for the Aging; ,, Disabled In Action; and Agnes McCray, Community Advocate and ARISE Foundation Board Member.
Who: The Alliance for Retired Americans; ARISE; Central New York Labor Federation; Citizen Action of New York; Disabled in Action of Greater Syracuse The Greater Syracuse Labor Council; National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare; NYSUT; SEIU Local 200 United; 1199SEIU
Where: From the City Hall Commons (west of L’Adour) to the Federal Building
When: Thursday, October 11th; assemble at 11:30 am, march at Noon, rain or shine