Coalition of Affiliated Organizations

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Coalition of Affiliated Organizations

About the CCS Coalition of Affiliated Organizations

As an umbrella organization for hundreds of affiliated groups, CCS has a combined membership of over 650,000 Californians. 

This broad-based coalition includes a variety of senior advocacy organizations such as:

  • the California Legislative Council of Older Americans,
     
  • Gray Panthers,
     
  • International Senior Citizens Association (ISCA), and
     
  • Older Women's League (OWL),
  • St. Barnabas Senior Services (SBSS),
  • National Association for Hispanic Elderly.

The coalition also includes community organizations such as:

  • El Concilio del Condado de Ventura,
  • La Hermandad,
  • Golden State Mobile Home Park establishment in Paramount, and the
  • Jewish Labor Committee. 

In addition, CCS represents retired public employee organizations such as: 

  • the California Federation of Teachers (ATF AFL-CIO),
     
  • Retired Public Employees Association (RPEA),
     
  • California School Employees Association (CSEA),
     
  • the Retired Division of the California State Employees Association (CSEA), and
     
  • the California Federation of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees (NARFE).

Member organizations also include: the Federation of Retired Union Members (FORUM), as well as retiree clubs representing many trade unions and international labor organizations -- 

  • American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME),
     
  • International Association of Machinist (IAM),
     
  • Communication Workers of America (CWA),
     
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW),
     
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters,
     
  • Service Employees International Union (SEIU),
     
  • United Automobile Workers (UAW),
     
  • International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU),
     
  • United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) and others.

The CCS coalition includes members of senior centers, tenant associations, church and social groups as well as County Area Agencies on Aging and other agencies and organizations concerned with the well being of the senior community.

If you would like information on how to join CCS, please click here.

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Congress of California Seniors
1230 N Street, #201
Sacramento, CA 95814
(800) 543-3352
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