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  • 2018 National Membership Meeting

    Tell Your Story, Change the World!

    November 13 – 15, 2018

    Las Vegas, NV

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    Put a face to the problem...

    Your Story is Important!

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    The Power Behind Stories

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    How do we use stories?

    • During district lobby visits

    • Speakers at press conferences • Testimony on Capitol Hill • Fulfill TV, print, and digital news

    reporters’ requests • Keep our issues relevant and timely

    Why We Need Your Story

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    What’s the earliest moment you remember

    becoming active in the Alliance? Why?

    Critical Incident

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    Who you are...

    Your experience...

    Why you became an active retiree...

    Ask your friends to share their story!

    What still needs to happen...

    What Makes an Effective Story?

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    Who has a story that they think is compelling, that they would like to share?

    Exercise 1 – What is Your Story

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    Consider this…

    • Do you have a health condition that Medicare helps you address?

    • What do you fear would happen if Medicare is cut or privatized?

    Not Sure You Have a Story?

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    • What about your relatives, would anything happen to them if Medicare were cut or privatized?

    • What role does Social Security play in your life?

    • What would you do if Social Security were reduced?

    Not Sure You Have a Story?

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    • Do you have things you need but are unable to afford?

    • Have you had to make adjustments in your living situation due to financial or health issues, such as moving in with your adult children?

    Not Sure You Have a Story?

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    • What would you do with the funds if Social Security benefits were increased by $100 per month?

    • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said that Medicare and Social Security should be cut. What would you say to him if you had the opportunity?

    Not Sure You Have a Story?

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    For Example...

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    Sharing Your Story With Others

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    Tell your health care story to your neighbor

    Tell your Social Security or pension story to your neighbor

    Provide feedback to each other

    Exercise 2 – Sharing Your Story

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    Go to the Storytelling booth and let us record YOUR story!

    Take the Next Step