Over The Rainbow….

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Over The Rainbow….

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With the age wave approaching, the first generation of openly LGBTQ-identified seniors will require in-home or institutional long-term care. Yet recent studies show that one-in-three Over The Rainbow 1
LGBTQ seniors worries about facing discrimination as they age. That’s one of the reasons why more than 200 people are expected Tuesday to discuss the specific needs of LGBTQ  seniors and develop a strategic plan to prepare for the aging community.  About 69,000 LGBTQ seniors currently live in the Washington, but that population is expected to swell to nearly 111,000 by 2030, according to statistical trends.
 With 200 attendees registered – this free event is SOLD OUT! But Allyship is looking for a few good volunteers to staff our table! Click here or email us if you would like to attend and volunteer! Join us on September 17th from noon to 5pmat SEIU Healthcare 775NW Auditorium, 215 Columbia St., Seattle. 
If you are on the waiting list for the Summit, it will be streamed live at  http://www.ustream.tv/channel/SEIU775NW

SPONSORS: SEIU Healthcare 775NW; SEIU Health Benefits Trust and Training Partnership; Ingersoll Gender Center; LGBTQ Allyship; Equal Rights Washington; Entre Hermanos; Jewish Family Service; Living Care Lifestyles; Human Rights Campaign; Lambda Legal; The GSBA; Washington CAN; Caring Across Generations; Seattle Counseling Service; AARP of Washington; Seattle Office for Civil Rights; CHC Services; Legal Voice; Jewish Federation; Washington Areas Association on Aging


Debbie Carlsen
Executive Director



September 17, 2013 at 11:23 pm

Will the contents of the Over the Rainbow summit be available online now that it is over?


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