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UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL SECURITY SURVIVORS BENEFITS

By Lizna OdhwaniSocial Security Public Affairs Specialist Unfortunately, tragedy can strike without any warning. The loss of the family wage earner can be devastating both emotionally and financially. Social Security helps by providing income for the families of workers who die. Some of the Social

Shaw University Developing Plan for Safe Return to Campus

Shaw University announced that a working group representing a wide cross-section of University units is developing a plan to ensure the safe return to campus for employees and students for fall 2020.  University leadership continues to be guided by directives from state and local government

CBCF TO HOST FIRST-EVER ALL DIGITAL ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

Conference originally scheduled September 16-20, 2020 will now feature online programming August 31-October 2, 2020 WASHINGTON — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today it will deliver its Annual Legislative Conference completely online later this year. The new format, Virtual ALC, will allow “attendees” to

SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

By Lizna Odhwani Social Security Public Affairs Specialist in Norfolk, Va.  SSA’s Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program helps children with qualifying disablities and their families.  For this program, a child must meet all of the following requirements to be considered disabled and medically eligible:  The child