Announcement for this event:
Jodi Reid, Executive Director and Northern California Organizer of the California Alliance for Retired Americans Jodi Reid has been the Executive Director and Northern California Organizer of the California Alliance for Retired Americans since August of 2003. CARA is California’s largest, grassroots senior advocacy organization working to improve the quality of life for seniors since August 2003. CARA represents over 1 millions seniors through their 300+ affiliated organizations. CARA has 17 local chapters (called CATs – CARA Action Teams), including a Contra Costa/Solano CAT.
CARA is the state affiliate of the 3 million member national Alliance for Retired Americans. CARA. There are 38 states with an ARA affiliate.
Prior to working with CARA, Ms. Reid has worked with senior activists on housing and health issues at Mercy Housing, the Housing Rights Committee, Health Access California, and many other advocacy groups for over 35 years. She was the founding director of the San Francisco Senior Action Network, where she worked for 6 years and was the Director of Metro Seniors in Action in Chicago for 3 years. Jodi has over 35 years of experience working with direct action advocacy issues – and has trained hundreds of senior activists/advocates to engage in local, state, and national issues. CARA website is www.californiaallliance.org.
Meeting ID: 892 6892 1604