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The LeMieux Center for Public Policy Presents Fix the Debt Workshop on Sustaining Social Security

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The LeMieux Center for Public Policy Presents Fix the Debt Workshop on Sustaining Social Security

Time: November 11, 2015 from 6pm to 7:30pm
Location: Palm Beach Atlantic University, Lassiter Student Center (second floor)
Street: 900 S. Olive Avenue
City/Town: West Palm Beach
Phone: 5618032011
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Becky Peeling
Latest Activity: Nov 5, 2015

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The LeMieux Center for Public Policy, in partnership with the Economic Council of Palm Beach County and the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, presents Fix the Debt, an interactive workshop to help put Social Security on a sustainable path, at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Lassiter Student Center, 900 S. Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. The event is free and open to the public. Call (561) 803-2011 for more information.

 

In this workshop, participants will take up the challenge to eliminate 100 percent of Social Security’s 75-year shortfall by discussing in small groups a range of changes to the current system. Event organizers say that the Social Security program currently pays more in benefits than it collects in revenue, and under the latest official projections its trust funds will run out in 2034. At that point, all beneficiaries will face an immediate 21 percent benefit cut.

 

About the LeMieux Center for Public Policy: Formed in 2012, The LeMieux Center for Public Policy provides students with opportunities to engage with state and national officials, journalists, authors, academics and other notable thought leaders on issues important to Florida, the United States and the world. The LeMieux Center hosts an annual interactive lecture series featuring notable speakers on issues of public policy and servant leadership.

 

Palm Beach Atlantic University is a private, independent university offering undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in West Palm Beach, Orlando, Wellington and online. The University is dedicated to the integration of Christian principles to prepare students for learning, leadership and service.

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