2022 National Meeting
You’re invited to join us on July 27-28, 2022 for the Alliance for Retired Americans quadrennial National Membership Meeting from 1 to 5 PM Eastern Time each day.
The National Meeting will be conducted virtually via the Zoom platform and it is fr... Read more
Research Provides Further Evidence that Pensions are Superior to 401(k) Plans
A new study by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College has found that retirees are exhausting their 401(k) savings at an alarming rate, providing further proof that 401(k) accounts do no... Read more
IARA Hosts Older Americans Month 2022
The Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans hosted two great Older Americans Month Townhalls with Congresswoman Lauren Underwood and Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky. As part of the event, we awarded these two champions of seniors with the 2022 Alliance for Retired Amer... Read more
Meet IARA’s New Organizer: Krystle Able
The Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans is pleased to announce the newest member of our team, Krystle Able. Krystle joins us as an organizer and will be a major asset to our important work in 2022.
Krystle is an organizer from Central Illinois whose background includes ... Read more
TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT PENSIONS!
Connect with your legislators using this hotline provided by AFSCME Council 31 for anyone to use: 877.890.2056
Tell them: “Do the right thing now! Support the plan for an additional $500 million payment toward the state’s pension debt.
On Monday, March 8th, retired teac... Read more
President Biden Addresses Retirees’ Needs at State of the Union
For Immediate Release
March 2, 2022
Contact: David Blank – 202/637-5275 or firstname.lastname@example.org
President Biden Addresses Retirees’ Needs at State of the Union: Lower Prescription Drug Prices, Voting Rights, Safer Nursing Homes
The following statement... Read more
Take Action to Win for Retirees and Working Families in 2022!
November 8th, 2022 is Election Day, and retirees and working families will face important decisions on the ballot. The Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans is calling on you to join us in organizing the power of the retiree vote this election by signing up to help mobilize ... Read more
Pass Build Back Better for Seniors!
On November 19th, 2021, the House voted 220-213 to pass the Build Back Better Act, H.R. 5376, sending President Biden’s sweeping plan to invest in middle class families and expand long-awaited social programs to the U.S. Senate.
The much anticipated bill lingered... Read more
Presidents Report – Winter 2022
Fellow retiree leaders, 2021 was an exciting & challenging year of growth for the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans. Our nimble & careful approach enabled us to remain effective in building our power while keeping safe amidst new COVID-19 variants.
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