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Tag Results for "Social Security"

Social Security Releases Illinois’s Top Baby Names of 2011

The Social Security Administration today announced the most popular baby names in Illinois for 2011. Alexander and Sophia topped the list. continue reading »

Report: Lawmakers Need to Account for Minority Population When Considering Social Security’s Future

In a recent report released by Global Policy Solutions, the rates of reliance of minorities on Social Security were examined, and revealed it is, in large part, due to disparities and wealth and income. continue reading »

Reflections on the State of the Union: Rebuilding America, One Student At A Time

Like millions of Americans, I watched President Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday. I watched it particularly with hopes that his words and vision would speak directly to me and to the ninth graders I teach every day at Manual Arts High School in South Central Los Angeles. continue reading »

Latino Leaders Release State of the Union Policy Priorities Wishlist

On the eve of the State of the Union address by President Barack Obama, representatives of three of the nation’s leading Latino organizations have issued a set of policy priorities they would like the President t continue reading »

Latino Organizations Unveil Plan to Protect Social Security from Cutbacks

Today, Latinos for a Secure Retirement was launched to serve as a voice for the Latino American community in the fight to defend Social Security as new threats emerge against the 75 year-old program. continue reading »

Most People Worldwide Have No Social Security

Basic social security remains out of reach for most people across the world, especially in poorer countries, despite the crucial role it plays in cushioning people from the consequences of economic crises, according to a United Nations report unveiled today. continue reading »