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Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans

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Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans
Website:http://www.arizonaretiredamericans.org/
The Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans is an organization set out to "ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security."[1] "A primary objective of the Arizona Alliance is to enroll and mobilize retired union members and other senior and community activists into a nationwide grassroots movement advocating a progressive political and social agenda-one that respects work and strengthens families"[2] The organization takes part in political battles in order to protect programs vital to the health and economic security of older Americans. [3]

Organiztion goals

  • "Build a strong organization of seniors with a viable structure, ample resources and clear objectives - a structure compatible with that of the labor movement and community-based groups at local, state and national levels."
  • "Create programs and membership organizations designed to promote a commitment by retired workers and older persons to the concept of lifelong participation in their unions, and in their community, political and civic organizations."
  • "Encourage all segments of the senior population to act with unity on legislative, political and policy issues of importance to retirees and their families in order to maximize their influence on federal, state and local governments and on private organizations that affect their interests." [4]

Leadership

  • The Arizona Alliance for Retired Americans is lead by the president, 1st vice president, 2nd vice president, the treasurer, and a recording secretary. [5]

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