SSI, SSDI and You

Confused about Social Security and its various programs, requirements and hidden catches? AASCEND has called in the experts! Bring your questions to the pros at the July 18 AASCEND meeting.

Ron Kurlaender is a Senior Staff Attorney at Positive Resource Center, a non-profit organization in San Francisco. Ron has been with Positive Resource Center since April of 2012 where he has focused on Social Security disability advocacy at all levels of representation. Prior to his current position, Mr. Kurlaender represented low-income and disabled individuals in the areas of housing, employment, and immigration law. Currently, he focuses on Social Security advocacy.

Andy Chu is the Managing Legal Director of the Benefits Counseling Program at Positive Resource Center (PRC), and has successfully represented hundreds of clients on their social security disability claims.  He is a regular speaker at various institutions on social security disability issues, including Progress Foundation, SF AIDS Foundation, and UCSF.   In addition to his disability practice, Andy also works on legal issues related to healthcare access. His wish is that all people have free and unencumbered access to economic security and quality healthcare.

When: Sat July 18, 10am – noon
Where: The Arc of SF 1500 Howard St. @ 11th St.    SF, CA 94103  map   

Parking is available in the garage at 255 12th Street, with a reasonable flat rate for Saturdays. There is also metered street parking for $2/hr.