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Seniors stand ready to support pro-worker legislation in 2021

Lessons learned from 2020: We need access to affordable health care, reliable internet access, and our pensions protected. https://www.thestand.org/2021/01/seniors-stand-ready-to-support-pro-worker-legislation-in-2021/... Read more

WSARA 2020 Year in Review

The WA State Alliance for Retired Americans wishes you and your family a safe and enjoyable holiday season! No Monday Alert Retiree News will be published on December 28th but we will resume on January 4, 2021! Here is a brief report of activities the Washington State Alli... Read more

2019 WSARA Senior Champion Awards Luncheon

It’s been a busy year for WSARA but we are still hosting our 2019 Senior Champion Awards Luncheon. As we did last year, we are seeking recommendations from affiliates and WSARA members on nominations for these honors. Our 2019 Senior Champion Award recognizes an elected offi... Read more

Celebrate the Older Americans Act on July 14th

Most Americans are familiar with the two main pieces of legislation that have been the cornerstone of retirement security for more than half a century -Medicare and Social Security. But the Older Americans Act (OAA) that was signed into law by President Lynden Johnson on July... Read more

WSARA Summer Celebration Forum

Current and future retirees are invited to our Summer Celebration Forum  for the Anniversaries of Medicare and Social Security. It will be held on Wednesday, August 14th, 10 am to 3 pm, at the Laborer's Local 242 Union Hall located 22323 Pacific Highway South, Des Moines, WA... Read more

2018 WSARA Senior Champion Awards Luncheon and Legislative Conference

As part of efforts to expand our activities this year, WSARA is hosting our 2018 Senior Champion Awards Luncheon fundraiser combined with our first Biennial Senior Legislative Conference that afternoon. We will begin our program by honoring this year’s Award winners: Elect... Read more

Janus Decision Day Solidarity Rallies

On any Monday or Thursday coming before the end of June, the U.S Supreme Court could announce a ruling in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, a political attack on working people aimed at further rigging our economy and democracy in favor of corporations and billionaires. We strongl... Read more

Join WSARA in Starting a Snohomish County Chapter

2018 is a big year for the Washington State Alliance for Retired Americans (WSARA)! We are expanding our organization, our membership and our presence across the state. Building on our successes in the last few years, we are working hard to educate and mobilize retirees and senio... Read more

WSARA 2018 Convention and Introduction of New Outreach Coordinator

The Washington Alliance for Retired Americans Educational Fund (WSARA-EF) will be hosting our 2018 Annual Convention on Tuesday, May 15th at the Washington Education Association (WEA) Union Hall located at 32032 Weyerhaeuser Way S, Federal WA 98001.  Registration and check-in... Read more