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Monthly Archives: June 2020

SOCIAL SECURITY IN PLAIN LANGUAGE

By Lizna Odhwani Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Virginia Some of the terms and acronyms people use when they talk about Social Security can be a little confusing.  We’re here to help you understand all you need to know.  We strive to explain your benefits

HELPING GROW, DIVERSIFY STEM EDUCATORS

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced an initiative intended to increase the number of secondary teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)field. Northam made the announcement Monday, Feb. 10, at Norfolk State University. Gov. Northam is proposing to invest $1 million to increase pathways

A REDESIGNED RETIREMENT BENEFITS PORTAL THAT WORKS FOR YOU

By Lizna Odhwani Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Virginia We are excited to tell you about our redesigned retirement benefits portal at www.ssa.gov/benefits/retirement.  Keeping you informed about our products and services, and helping you prepare for making decisions that will affect your benefits is very important

Shaw University Creates Center for Racial and Social Justice

Raleigh, NC – (June 26, 2020) – Shaw University today announced the creation of The Center for Racial and Social Justice (CRSJ) at Shaw University. The purpose of the CRSJ is to enable meaningful social change by fostering engagement around civil and human rights, spiritual formation,