Photos from the Pension Rights Center’s Celebration of Karen Ferguson

See photos from our October 26th event at Planet Word here.


Watch the Celebration of Karen Ferguson on October 26

Thanks to everyone who attended the Celebration of Karen Ferguson on October 26, 2022, especially all of the wonderful supporters of the event.  If you were unable to join us in person, you can watch the recording of the program on our YouTube page.


Pension Rights Center Celebration of Retirement Superheroes

See photos from the event All photos provided by Liz Lynch One of our favorite times of the year is when we hold our “Retirement Security Superhero” celebration, honoring individuals who have made significant contributions to promoting retirement security for workers and retirees. This year, we were thrilled that more than 170 attendees joined us […]


Thank you to our 2018 supporters!

We gratefully acknowledge all of our 2018 donors, big and small. Your donation makes it possible for us to do all the great work we do in protecting and promoting the retirement income security of workers, retirees and their families. We especially want to recognize our top “super” donors of 2018. Thank you to you all. […]


Pension Rights Center Annual Superhero Celebration

Event description: The Pension Rights Center held it’s annual superhero celebration to honor heroes who are protecting earned retirement benefits for workers, retirees and their families. The Pension Rights Center held a Retirement Security Superhero event to celebrate its 41st year. The event was a huge success with 150 people attending and 54 sponsors. The […]


Boosting Your Clients’ Economic Security: Do You Know What You Should Know About Pensions?

Event description: Retirement benefits earned through employment can play a critical role in poverty prevention for older Americans. Are your staff and providers working directly with clients up to date on the latest ways to support older adults who may have untapped pension or retirement plans? Benefit outreach specialists, legal services providers, financial counselors, eligibility […]


Securing Economic Justice for Seniors in a Changing Retirement Landscape

Event description: As part of the American Bar Association’s National Aging and Law Conference, Pension Rights Center staff joined with the Administration on Community Living for the following presentation. To enjoy a middle class lifestyle in retirement, seniors must supplement Social Security with earned retirement income.  But recent changes to the laws governing earned retirement […]


Retirement and Divorce

Event description: The Pension Rights Center provided a legal training for staff of the DC Volunteer Lawyers Program on issues they may face when working with clients who are entitled to a retirement plan benefit and ensuring their rights are represented in divorce proceedings.


Pension Rights Center 40th Anniversary

Event description: The Pension Rights Center celebrated 40 years of protecting earned retirement benefits for workers, retirees and their families at a reception. 40th Anniversary Gala Event: A Celebration of Superheroes On Thursday, October 6, 2016, the Pension Rights Center celebrated its 40th anniversary at a gala reception. The reception honored individuals who have made […]


Legal Clinic

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015 Event description: The Pension Rights Center is hosting a free legal clinic to assist people who may have questions about their pension or retirement savings plans. Experienced pension attorneys will be available to meet one-on-one with individuals seeking answers to questions about their traditional pension, 401(k), or other employer-sponsored retirement plan. Attorneys will be able to […]


How to help older adults with their retirement plan problems

Event description: Retirement benefits earned through employment can play a critical role in poverty prevention for the older adults. Legal services providers, housing and financial counselors, benefit specialists, and other elder law advocates who encounter individuals unable to obtain the pension and retirement savings plan benefits they rightfully earned may feel they lack the expertise to […]


Enforcement of ERISA Rights and Responsibilities

Date: October 24, 2014 Event description: At an October 24 conference, attendees learned from architects of ERISA what Congress said in 1974 about the enforcement of participant rights and the responsibilities of plan fiduciaries. Conference participants also examined Supreme Court rulings 40 years later and heard how advocates on all sides view these and other […]