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December 2018

Tenants’ Rights & Advocacy in a Critical Year

New York State's rent laws are expiring in June 2019. I will be hosting an event to help New Yorkers learn about their rights and join the fight to strengthen the laws. The event will start with a discussion on rent law renewal with Mike McKee of TenantsPAC and Delsenia Glover of Tenants and Neighbors, followed by four workshops: Basics of Rent Regulation, If Your Landlord Wants You Out, How To Get Repairs & Improve Building Conditions, and Housing Resources for Older Adults & People with Disabilities. The event will take place on Wednesday, December 5th, from 6pm to 8:30pm at CUNY Graduate Center,…

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Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors – Session II, How Older Adults are Portrayed in the Media

Myths, Facts and Possibilities: Five-Part Boomer & Senior Roundtable Series Everyone has opinions about older people and what getting older means. We invite you to dispel myths about aging, change the conversation about older people, and learn strategies to make positive changes in your community so that you can live well into older age. • Session II, How Older Adults are Portrayed in the Media Dori Block, journalist John Leland, New York Times metro reporter, author of Happiness is a Choice You Make PLEASE RSVP – Space is limited Via email at liz@lizkrueger.com or by phone at 212-490-9535.

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March 2019

NY State Budget Forum

The New York State budget for 2019-2020 is being negotiated in Albany right now. The process began with the release of the Governor’s Executive Budget Proposal, and will culminate with a final budget passed by April 1st. Join your neighbors to share your opinions about budget priorities. Anyone is welcome to offer oral or written testimony. If you would like to speak, please indicate it when you RSVP at the link below. Each speaker will have up to three (3) minutes to speak. Time limits will be strictly enforced. Written testimony can be submitted via email ahead of or after…

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Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors – Session III, Loneliness

Myths, Facts and Possibilities: Five-Part Boomer & Senior Roundtable Series Everyone has opinions about older people and what getting older means. We invite you to dispel myths about aging, change the conversation about older people, and learn strategies to make positive changes in your community so that you can live well into older age. • Session III, Loneliness Lauren Goldman, Deputy Volunteer Director, Friendly Visitors Program, Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Lindsay Goldman, LMSW, Director, Healthy Aging, NY Academy of Medicine Jacqueline Berman, PhD, Director of Research, NYC Department for the Aging Manou Pardasani, PhD, Associate Professor, Fordham Graduate School of…

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April 2019

Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors – Session IV, Meeting the Needs of a Growing Community

Myths, Facts and Possibilities: Five-Part Boomer & Senior Roundtable Series Everyone has opinions about older people and what getting older means. We invite you to dispel myths about aging, change the conversation about older people, and learn strategies to make positive changes in your community so that you can live well into older age. • Session IV - Meeting the Needs of a Growing Community Maria Alvarez, Executive Director, Statewide Senior Action Council Christian Gonzalez-Rivera, Senior Researcher, Center for an Urban Future PLEASE RSVP – Space is limited Via email at liz@lizkrueger.com or by phone at 212-490-9535.

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Older Adult Job Search Strategies and Employment Fair

This Spring I am hosting a 2-day employment assistance event aimed at older adults. Space is limited, RSVP required.   Job Search Strategies and Support Thursday, April 25th Co-sponsored with NYPL Business Library (SIBL) 10am - 1pm Job coaching, resume development, LinkedIn workshop, and photo shoot.   Job Fair with 20+ employers seeking to hire older adults Friday, April 26th 10am - 1pm Bring your resume   To RSVP for these events, email lkrueger@nysenate.gov or call 212-490-9535.

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Public Hearing on Fossil Fuel Divestment

Senate Standing Committee on Finance Chair: Senator Liz Krueger Public Hearing: To hear from experts and stakeholders on the issue of divesting the NYS Common Retirement Fund from fossil fuels as outlined in S.2126 /A.1536 Place: Van Buren Hearing Room A, Legislative Office Building, 2nd Floor, Albany, NY 12247 Time: 10:00 A.M. Contact: Justin Flagg (212) 490-9535 Media Contact: Justin Flagg (212) 490-9535 ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY To view a livestream of the event, click here. SUBJECT: Divesting the state pension fund from fossil fuels PURPOSE: To discuss the issue of divesting the New York State Common Retirement Fund from fossil fuels as outlined in…

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May 2019

Roundtable for Boomers and Seniors – Session V, Organizing for Change

Myths, Facts and Possibilities: Five-Part Boomer & Senior Roundtable Series Everyone has opinions about older people and what getting older means. We invite you to dispel myths about aging, change the conversation about older people, and learn strategies to make positive changes in your community so that you can live well into older age. • Session V - Organizing for Change Terry Kaelber, Director of Community Partnerships, UNH PLEASE RSVP – Space is limited Via email at liz@lizkrueger.com or by phone at 212-490-9535.

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June 2019

Later Life Planning Series – Session I

In June I am hosting a three-part series addressing issues in later life planning, designed to offer key information and tools necessary to navigate later life planning for you and your loved ones.   Session I: Monday, June 3 – Medicare Speaker: Eric Hausman, Outreach Coordinator, HIICAP, NYC Department for the Aging   All sessions will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Belfer Research Building, Weill Cornell Medicine, 413 East 69th Street, Rm. 204, between York and First Avenues.  Space is limited so please RSVP.  To RSVP for each session, or for further information, visit https://tinyurl.com/2019LaterLifePlanning or call…

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Later Life Planning Series – Session II

In June I am hosting a three-part series addressing issues in later life planning, designed to offer key information and tools necessary to navigate later life planning for you and your loved ones.   Session II: Monday, June 17 – Important Documents Speaker: Ronald Fatoullah, Esq., Ronald Fatoullah and Associates   All sessions will take place from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Belfer Research Building, Weill Cornell Medicine, 413 East 69th Street, Rm. 204, between York and First Avenues.  Space is limited so please RSVP.  To RSVP for each session, or for further information, visit https://tinyurl.com/2019LaterLifePlanning or call 212-490-9535.

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