My Brother Robert

Carol loves her brother Robert. Robert was born disabled, and has been living with her for 23 years. Carol says Social Security helps her care for Robert, and keeps him healthy and happy while living with her and her family.
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Social Security is a family value. It's also a financial instrument Americans pay into. Tell the world what it means to you and your loved ones.
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What is Social Security? How did it start? What are the programs? Who benefits? How are they funded? Does it need fixing, and how?
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Dealing with death, disability, and even retirement can be HARD. Strengthening safety net programs is EASY. We show you how.


SSDI: A Bedrock of Security for American Workers

Posted: July 2nd, 2015 Tags:

Imagine that tomorrow, while cleaning out your gutters, you fall off a ladder. You suffer a traumatic brain injury and spinal cord damage, leaving you paralyzed, unable to speak, and with significantly impaired short- and long-term memory. Unable to work for the foreseeable future, you have no idea how you are going to support your [...]

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Preventing a Benefit Cut in SSDI

Posted: June 9th, 2015 Tags:

As you have probably already heard, the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Trust Fund is projected to be exhausted at the end of 2016. If Congress does nothing, the 9 million workers with disabilities, and nearly 2 million of their spouses and children, who receive SSDI benefits will receive a 20% benefit cut. SSDI benefits [...]

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With enemies like these, who needs facts?

Posted: October 7th, 2013 Tags:

Major news outlets are attacking Social Security Disability programs without examining the facts. We try to set the record straight.

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