Previous CARA Alerts

November 11th, 2021 November 1st, 2021 October 22nd, 2021 October 13th, 2021 October 8th, 2021 September 29th, 2021 September 20th, 2021 September 11th, 2021 August 30th, 2021 August 16th,…

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…

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

Join Now

Join online or with our downloadable forms. Online Click here to sign up online 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

…the CARA Board based on the committee’s recommendations and research, committee members write letters (which are posted on our website) and communicate our position with the authors of the bills….

…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…

CARA Board

…Director, and Northern CA Organizer Susan Meyer, So. CA Organizer   2021-2022 CARA Board of Directors Pauline Brooks, President Service Employees International Union Tish Ochoa, Treasurer APWU Retirees Richard Holober,…

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…

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…

Resources

…information such as usage patterns of visitors to our Web site. We use this information to improve our Web site, our operations, and our client service. Protecting your privacy As…

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…Internet Protocol enabled communications services. – OPPOSE Dear Senator Hueso, I am writing to you on behalf of the California Alliance for Retired Americans (CARA) to oppose AB 1366 because…

CARA/SDA Senior Vote Forum for SF County

Unfortunately, we did not have access to the original video to trim it to just the Keynote Speaker and candidates. Please fast forward to see just those segments. Full Video…

Giving Tuesday 2021

…message from CARA’s newly-elected President Pauline Brooks. https://californiaalliance.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Pauline-Email-Online-Appeal.mp4 All year long – every day – CARA is fighting for the rights and benefits of seniors. We are protecting Medicare, Medicaid,…