advocacy

Free SSI & IHSS Training by Justice in Aging

On July 26th, 2017, Justice in Aging will hold SSI mini-trainings on (1) helping people with SSI overpayments and (2) current topics in policy advocacy at the federal, state and local level; a presentation on IHSS hot topics including the 2017-18 California state budget, and the federal efforts to repeal the ACA and fundamentally change Medicaid; and a roundtable discussion of current issues and trends, and how to expand advocacy efforts locally, statewide, and nationally.

Please direct any questions or concerns to Trinh Phan: tphan@justiceinaging.org

Safe Streets Workshop in Oakland – Free

This weekend, UC Berkeley SafeTREC and California Walks will provide Oakland with a free 4-hour training aimed at building community education and capacity to improve pedestrian and bicycle safety in the community.

Lunch, childcare, English to Spanish interpretation, and English to Chinese interpretation will be available.
To register for the free event, visit: http://bit.ly/WalkBikeOakland 
or Call: (714) 742 – 2295

 

*Featured image courtesy of Peggy Daly

DayBreak March 2017 Newsletter

Our March newsletter has arrived! Please take a look to catch up with our most recent activities, and thank you all for your support.

Legal Assistance for Low-Income Clients

Recently, I received a call from an elder who needed legal advice regarding their credit card debt. For low-income seniors (and non-seniors), there are legal advocacy resources in Alameda County and the bay area that you can explore:

*Bay Area Legal Aid for Alameda County

**Volunteer Legal Services Corporation 

Both provide legal assistance for FREE! There is also a free drop-in legal clinic coming up in February 2017, held by Volunteer Legal Services (please see flyer below for more info).

As always, please feel free to call us if you need help navigating these resources. We’re here to help you.

Best,
DayBreak
(510) 834-8314

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