An American coalition united around the simple proposition, Strengthen Social Security… Don’t Cut It.
Our coalition is made up of over 300 national and state organizations representing over 50 million Americans. We are here to make sure that real people’s voices are heard. We stand united behind seven commonsense principles.
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Social Security Works
1440 G St NW
Washington, DC 20005
1) Social Security did not cause the federal deficit; its benefits should not be cut to reduce the deficit.
2) Social Security should not be privatized in whole or in part.
3) Social Security should not be means-tested.
4) Congress should act in the coming few years to close Social Security’s funding gap by requiring those who are most able to afford it to pay somewhat more.
5) Social Security’s retirement age, already scheduled to increase from 65 to 67, should not be raised further.
6) Social Security’s benefits should not be reduced, including by changes to the COLA or the benefit formula.
7) Social Security’s benefits should be increased for those who are most disadvantaged.
Our Steering Committee
- American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE)
- Alliance for Retired Americans
- American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
- American Federation of Teachers
- Campaign for America’s Future
- Center for Community Change
- Center for Global Policy Solutions
- Center for Medicare Advocacy
- Democracy For America
- Economic Policy Institute
- Food Research Action Center
- Generations United
- Latinos for a Secure Retirement
- Medicare Rights Center
- MoveOn.org Political Action
- National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
- National Council of Women’s Organizations
- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
- National Nurses United
- National Organization for Women
- National Senior Citizens Law Center
- National Women’s Law Center
- OWL – The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
- Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
- Social Security Works
- The Arc
- United Cerebral Palsy
- Voices for America’s Children
See the rest of our Coalition here
Learn more about our convening organization Social Security Works here
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