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Commitment to Innovative Social Security Policymaking 

The AARP Public Policy Institute is committed to surfacing policy innovations that strengthen Social Security to meet the needs of current recipients and future generations. “We believe that good ideas that have undergone rigorous factual analysis can drive better policymaking,” said AARP Chief Public Policy Officer Debra Whitman.

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Social Security Policy Innovations Challenges

AARP launched its first Social Security Policy Innovations Challenge in 2017 and conducted a follow-up in 2019. Explore past and current challenges below to learn more about innovative ideas to strengthen Social Security. AARP is committed to investing in the surfacing and development of policy innovations. AARP does not necessarily support any of the policy proposals identified as part of the innovation challenges.