CARA Alerts

May 11th, 2022 + Spanish Version April 25th, 2022 + Spanish Version April 5th, 2022 + Spanish Version March 22nd, 2022 + Spanish Version March 8th, 2022 + Spanish…

CARA Cash Back Program

…to search for the merchandise or service you want to purchase and you will be provided a list of online vendors to choose from and compare. You can also search…

CARA’s Accomplishments of 2021

…has been able to stay connected and engaged with our members, the legislature, and the public. CARA’s 2021 Accomplishments Include: Recruited 100+ volunteers to write a total of 10,000 postcards…

2020 Anniversary Toolkit-1 copy

…strike teams to assist nursing homes that become infected with COVID-19. Postal Service Congress Should Protect the Postal Service ● The coronavirus pandemic has caused a reduction in mail service

CARA Fact Sheets

2021-2022 CARA Priority Bills (CARA Fact Sheets) 2021-2022 CARA Priority Bills Packet (all bills listed below combined into one pdf) AB 1130 (W00d) CARA Fact Sheet AB 1502 (Muratsuchi) CARA…

Join Now

Join online or with our downloadable forms. Online Click here to pay membership dues online now! Download Forms Individual Membership Form (PDF) Affiliation/Organization Membership Form (PDF)…

Contacts of CARA Convention 2021 Workshop Presenters

…Seniors : Janny Castillo, St. Mary’s Center (jcastillo@stmaryscenter.org) Ms. Castillo is the Hope and Justice Coordinator at St. Mary’s Center, a homeless support and service center in Oakland. Janny also…

Legislation

…research, committee members write letters (which are posted on our website) and communicate our position with the authors of the bills. The Committee also identifies Priority Bills for CARA to…

…This popular, hands-on workshop will help us prepare for our statewide Lobby Day on May 21st and teach us how to best present our issues to all 120 California Assemblymembers…

Convention 2021 Resources

…Messages and Ads Presentations Social Security for All, Alliance for Retired Americans Guaranteed Healthcare for All, by Healthy California Now Best Practices for Solving Senior Homelessness, by St. Mary’s Center…

Videos

…Birthday to Social Security and US Postal Service Richmond – August 14, 2020 Recorded August 14, 2020, Richmond Commission of Aging’s Myrtle Braxton and Naomi Williams lead a vehicle parade…

CARA Board

Print/Download CARA Board Roster (revised November 2021) 2021-2022 CARA Board of Directors Pauline Brooks, President Service Employees International Union Tish Ochoa, Treasurer APWU Retirees Richard Holober, Secretary Consumer Federation of…

SB_1130 _Support_cw1

…over 1,000,000 seniors and their families through our 270 affiliated organizations. The USA and California lack uniform fast broadband service. SB 1130 will promote faster, cheaper broadband service over time…

CARA Retiree toolkit FINAL

…Employees Association (CSEA) Communications Workers of America (CWA) California Teachers Association (CTA) National Education Association (NEA) International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Auto Workers (UAW)…

JULY 31ST CALL TO ACTION – july 12

…● The coronavirus pandemic has caused a reduction in mail service jeopardizing the Postal Service’s funding, which comes from postage and parcel fees. ● The Postal Service is vital to…

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…Food & Nutrition Program, Placer Food Bank, Placer Independent Resource Services, River City Food Bank, Sacramento Housing Alliance, Resources for Independent Living-Sacramento, Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services, Sacramento Homeless…

BYLAWS

CARA-bylaws-October-2-2013a…

Resources

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