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AARP CEO A. Barry Rand to Speak on Strengthening the Middle Class


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AARP CEO A. Barry Rand to Speak on Strengthening the Middle Class

Remarks highlight release of new AARP Public Policy Institute ‘Middle Class Security’ research

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WASHINGTON – AARP CEO A. Barry Rand will outline AARP’s work to strengthen the 50+ Middle Class on Tuesday, January 15, at the National Press Club. Rand’s address builds on the eight new research papers included in the AARP Public Policy Institute’s “Middle Class Security Project,” a major initiative that has focused on the economic challenges facing America’s middle class and the prospects for a financially secure retirement. AARP Executive Vice Presidents Nancy LeaMond and Debra Whitman will give additional remarks, followed by a question-and-answer period.


WHAT:           Middle Class Security Speech and Press Conference


WHO:             A. Barry Rand, AARP CEO

                        Nancy LeaMond, AARP Executive Vice President, State and National Group

                        Debra Whitman, AARP Executive Vice President, Policy, Strategy and

International Affairs


WHEN:           Tuesday, January 15th

                        10:30am – 12:00pm


WHERE:         National Press Club

                        Ballroom, 13th Floor

                        529 14th Street NW

                        Washington, DC  20045


Watch and Listen to the speech live via AARP Web Stream at: .



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