Attention Aging Advocates: The ever changing federal landscape is day by day feeling more and more like an all-out attack on older adults. From proposed changes and cuts to Medicare and Medicaid, to elimination of funds for programs like Meals on Wheels, LIHEAP and HICAP, to discussions of the privatization of social security, and the … Continue reading
WHAT: LAAAC has been working locally with partners to increase the supply of affordable housing for older adults (both city & county). An LA City motion that has been presented to Council by Mayor Eric Garcetti. The Affordable Housing Linkage Fee will create the city’s first permanent source of funds to build affordable housing. WHY: Today … Continue reading
For those of you who joined the LAAAC monthly advocacy call, we heard from Nationwide advocacy leader NCOA, and statewide advocacy leader Health Access. In order for LAAAC and our members to engage in national and statewide advocacy, we partner with these organizations to advance advocacy strategy in local district offices. We will work with … Continue reading
The Los Angeles Aging Advocacy Coalition conducted a strategic planning retreat this past summer. As a next step to this work, we are surveying stakeholders to inform our next steps. We ask that you participate in the following 3-minute survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScjLqC5Oc4I27MhSDILEUAnW5lUx0UtoSTxWdaqlck6QdwMsA/viewform Summary of the 1-day Strategic Planning Retreat Ideas discussed amongst stakeholders included: … Continue reading
We’ve complied a few advocacy tips for you in an short infographic. Please click the link below to download this document and view its content, which we hope helps you better foster communication and become an effective aging advocate: 4-ways-to-contact-your-elected-officials Don’t forget to share this info with your network!
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