MAZON Taking Action
We Support: Care for LGBTQ Seniors and Seniors with HIV Amendment Act of 2019 Sep 18, 2019
MAZON joined over 30 organizations in a letter urging Washington D.C. councilmembers to ensure that LGBTQ older adults and older people living with HIV/AIDS are recognized among the “greatest social need” and included in D.C.’s planning for older adult services and supports.
MAZON Urges Support for Military Families in NDAA Sep 9, 2019
MAZON wrote a letter urging House and Senate Armed Services Committee leadership to preserve the Military Family Basic Needs Allowance in the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report.
We Support: Letter to Congress Urging Bipartisan Budget Deal Jul 30, 2019
MAZON joined over 30 faith-based organizations in a letter urging Congress to pass a bipartisan budget deal that lifts caps for non-defense spending, and to prioritize funding for vulnerable populations in appropriations.
We Support: Letter Urging Congress to Raise Budget Caps Jun 25, 2019
MAZON joined over 250 national organizations in a letter calling on Congress to lift caps on discretionary spending to ensure those who are struggling can meet basic needs.
We Support: Letter to Senate HELP Committee on Older Americans Act Reauthorization Jun 21, 2019
MAZON’s letter to the Senate HELP Committee urges them to address food insecurity among seniors—in particular LGBT seniors—in the OAA reauthorization.
MAZON Public Comments Opposing Poverty Threshold Rule Change Jun 21, 2019
MAZON submitted comments in opposition to the Administrations proposed rule change to calculate the Official Poverty Measure. The changes would deny vital assistance to Americans in need by making the poverty line a less accurate reflection of their circumstances.