9th Retiring with Dignity Summit September 16 – 17, 2020


The 9th Annual Retiring with Dignity Summit will focus on the policy challenges faced by intergenerational Latinx families and share solutions for equitable retirement security and highlight resources for the dual caregiving needs of children and aging parents.

The balance of financial strain with the notion of commitment to family and community puts the Latinx community at the center of a broad  set of issues – ripe for policy solutions and opening seats at the table for Latinos to have a say in what impacts their lives.

Our annual action-oriented legislative summit has steadily grown over the past nine years and has become a staple of bold policy exchanges and networking opportunities for Latinx across the country. This will be a virtual convening.


Wednesday, September 16, 2020
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Welcome & AARP Remarks
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Congressional Address / Young Advocate
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM Social Security & Civil Rights: A Social Contract
12:30 PM – 1:00 PM Break
1:00 PM –  2:00 PM Paid Leave as a Tool for Economic & Health Justice

Thursday, September 17, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM TECH: A Bridge to Community & Education
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Fireside Chat Generational Conversation
3:30 PM –  4:30 PM Gender & Retirement Security
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM TECHilada

Esteemed Congressional Leaders Joining the Summit

Bob Casey Jr.

United States Senator,

Gwen Moore

U.S House of Representatives,
Wisconsin District 4


Meet The Speakers

Jason Resendez

Executive Director,
LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Network

Abigail Zapote

Executive Director,
Latinos for a Secure Retirement

Verónica Segovia

Senior Advisor,
AARP Multicultural Leadership

DeAnne Cuellar

OATS State Director, Texas

Alex Lawson

Executive Director,
Social Security Works

Alejandro Roark

Executive Director,
Hispanic Technology &
Telecommunications Policy

Ai-jen Poo

Director, Caring Across Generations

Daisy Duarte

Caregiver Advocate,
LatinosAgainstAlzheimer’s Coalition

Yanela Frias

Prudential Retirement

Kathleen Coulombe

Vice President & Deputy, Federal Relations, Prudential

Elaine R Weiss

Lead Policy Analyst, Income Security, National Academy of Social Insurance

Jessica Fulton

Vice President,
Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies

Ruben Barrales

Senior Vice President,
External Relations, Wells Fargo

Alfred Campos

National Retired Teachers Association

Alexandra Allen

Health Policy Intern, National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare

Felipe Juan

PhD Student,
Howard University

Rita Choula

Director of Caregiving, AARP Public Policy Institute

Yvette Peña

Multicultural Leadership, AARP

Jean C. Setzfand

Senior Vice-President,

Kilolo Kijakazi

Institute Fellow, Urban Institute

Monica Ramirez

Founder, Justice for Migrant Farmworkers

About The Summit

Since 2011, we have mobilized thousands of Latinos and launched culturally responsive programs through innovative partnerships across the country. This year, we will transition our summit into a digital convening where we will bring together Latino leaders, pension development peers, retirement experts, and congressional members. We will discuss common policy issues, affirm shared values and commit to concerted actions about improving the economic security of disadvantaged and at-risk Hispanic populations of the United States.

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