100 Years On: Celebrating and championing our civil rights and social programs

Many key civil rights laws and social programs

were enacted in July and August:

July 1 – Public Health Services Act (1940)
July 2 – Civil Rights Act (1964)
July 5 – National Labor Relations Act (1935)
July 14 – Older Americans Act (1965)
July 26 – Americans with Disabilities Act (1990)
July 30 – Medicare and Medicaid (1965)

Aug. 5 – Child Health Insurance Program (1997)
Aug. 6 – Voting Rights Act (1965)
Aug. 14 – Social Security Act (1935)
Aug. 26 – 19th Amendment (1920)
Aug. 31 – Food Stamps/SNAP (1964)
Sept. 1 – Housing Act (1937)

Join Us to Celebrate These Gains Over the Past Century at These Online Events!

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Sponsors

Center for Independence of the Disabled in NY, Citizen Action of New York, Consumer-Directed Personal Assistance Assoc. of NYS, Empire Justice Center, Medicaid Matters NY, Metro NY Health Care for All, NY StateWide Senior Action Council, NYS Alliance for Retired Americans

More info: metrohealth@igc.org and 917-318-5008