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Is this good for
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 Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security

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Featured Guests

1. Jodi Reid, Founder, Director and Northern California Organizer,California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA)

2. Maddy Hirschfield, Political Director, North Bay Labor Council


 1.   Jodi Reid talks about the work of CARA, especially lately around the national debate around  Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. 

2Maddy Hirschfield shares her work with the North Bay Labor Council of the AFL-CIO and her collaboration with CARA for the upcoming free educational event Protect Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security on Saturday, Saturday, July 29th, 2-4 pm  at the Plumbers Hall in Santa Rosa..

About our Guests: 
Jodi Reid
is the founding director of California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA), which is California's largest grassroots senior advocacy organization, representing close to 1 million members throughout the state.  CARA  will celebrate its 14th Anniversary this fall. Jodi has over 35 years of organizing experience, staring with the United Farm workers, and working with housing rights organizations, neighborhood organizations, and health justice organizations at local, statewide and national levels. She has worked with seniors for most of her organizing career, and founded the Senior Action network in San Francisco (now called Senior Disability Action) as well as Metro Seniors in Action in Chicago.

Maddy Hirshfield has lived and been active in public life in Sonoma County for more than thirty years. Maddy has a long record of involvement in progressive politics at the local level, having served as manager and/or consultant to dozens of Sonoma County candidate and ballot measure campaigns to protect the environment, health care services, worker rights, transportation and equal rights for all. In 2002 she was voted Sonoma County Democrat of the Year and is Former Chair of the Sonoma County Democratic Party. Over 12 years she served two state legislators as primary speech writer and District Director. She is currently the Political Director for the North Bay Labor Council.

Guest Links:

CARA www.californiaalliance.org

North Bay Labor Council

Event Link:
Protect Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security https://www.facebook.com/events/1867140936941540

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The Opening and Closing Theme song is with permission of the Composer and Singer Alix Dobkin: The Woman in Your Life is You by Alix Dobkin from the album Living with Lavender Jane (Women's Wax Works) - www.alixdobkin.com

Heal the World by Maharlike from the Album: What a Wonderful World!

I Ain't Afraid by Betsy Rose
from the Album: Welcome to the Circle (Paper Crane Paper)

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