Advocacy Update: District’s Budget Leaves Many Seniors At-Risk

District’s Budget Leaves Many Seniors At-Risk, Senior Advisory Coalition Disappointed On  May 31, 2016 the DC Council adopted the Mayor’s FY17 budget, which significantly underfunded the community based long term care system of services. Specifically, Mayor Bowser’s budget… Read More

Making Our Voices Heard

Budget & Advocacy Training March 31, 2016: Making Our Voices Heard The DC Senior Advisory Coalition (S.A.C.) will hold its annual Budget & Advocacy Training for community members on March 31, 2016 at 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM… Read More

Making Voices Heard

With an average monthly allotment of $119 for seniors living alone, SNAP is a particularly effective tool for addressing hunger. However, thousands of eligible older adults are not enrolled in SNAP, and thousands of seniors receive only the… Read More