Know Your Rights: Boyle Heights LGBT Town Hall on Social Security Benefits on Thurs., March 20th Urges Married Same-Sex Couples to Register
WHAT: LGBT community members are invited to hear a panel of national advocates at the Know Your Rights: Boyle Heights LGBT Town Hall on Social Security Benefits event. Leaders will provide critical information on how the changes in federal policies since Proposition 8 and Section 3 of DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act) were overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court last summer may affect LGBT people and their families.
WHY: In an effort to assure full access to federal benefits by married same-sex couples, LGBT parents with minor children, LGBT individuals who are retired or age 50+ planning for retirement, LGBT individuals who paid into social security and might draw disability benefits to register with the Social Security Administration.
WHEN: Thursday, March 20
6 p.m. Reception; 7 p.m. Program
WHERE: The New City Hall in Boyle Heights (2130 E. 1st St., Los Angeles)
WHO: Coordinated by the Latino Equality Alliance, API Equality-LA, Jordan/Rustin Coalition, and the National Committee to Preserve Social Security & Medicare in collaboration with LGBT and civic organizations to help those affected benefit from the very positive financial impact of these federal benefits.
Please RSVP for this FREE community event at this link: http://tinyurl.com/LGBTtownhall or call 323-945-9290.
For more information, see www.ncpssmfoundation.org.
2130 E 1st St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
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