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Pensions 101 for Advocates

View this webinar to learn how to be an effective advocate for pensions

At a Glance

Most people don’t want to think about pensions until they are close to retirement, but as advocates we need basic pension knowledge today to protect our members’ futures.


  • Become an effective advocate for pensions
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Last Updated: June 2023


Session Length

1 hour

Session Format


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Pensions are often targets of school districts or states wanting to cut budgets on the backs of employees. Additionally, private contractors in school systems would much rather put money into their own profits than employee retirement. This webinar will give you a working knowledge of pensions and access to additional resources so that you can be an effective advocate for pensions.

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