Capitol Hill Briefing on LGBT, Other “Diverse Elders”

If you’re in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, see if you can make it to Dirksen Senate Office Building Room SD-562 at 10 a.m. for a two-hour briefing on the “economic issues, and proposed policy solutions, facing vulnerable older people, notably Black elders; Hispanic elders; Asian and Pacific Islander elders; American Indian and Alaska Native elders; and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) elders.”

Expected speakers include:

  • Michael Adams, Executive Director, Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders
  • David Affeldt, Association Nacional Pro Personas Mayores
  • Randella Bluehouse, Executive Director, National Indian Council on Aging
  • Dr. Yanira Cruz, President and CEO, National Hispanic Council on Aging
  • Christine Takada, President and CEO, National Asian Pacific Center on Aging
  • Doua Thor, Executive Director, Southeast Asia Resource Action Center
  • Daniel Wilson, Director of Policy and Program Development, National Caucus & Center on Black Aged, Inc.

The briefing will debut a new policy report, which GrayPrideParade will review soon.  For more information on the briefing and/or to RSVP, contact Jason Coates at 202-347-9733 or jcoates (at)

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