|Welcome to the National Dialogue on Social Security. From April 19 through June 4, 1999, Information Renaissance in collaboration with Americans Discuss Social Security hosted a non-partisan electronic discussion and debate on Social Security reform. Using the power of the Internet, thousands of Americans participated in a national discussion with policy makers, experts and each other. You are invited to browse the archives of this event which are maintained on this Website. If you have not already done so, please fill out the surveys which summarize the topics covered in the National Dialogue.|
|The National Dialogue on Social Security is part of the Network Democracy program of Information Renaissance, which seeks to expand opportunities for public participation in government through the use of the Internet.|
The four divisions of the National Dialogue's Website provide different options for participation. Each page on the site includes navigation icons to the topic areas described below. Select any of the major headings to begin exploring this subject, and join the National Dialogue on Social Security Reform.
|General information on the National Dialogue on Social Security. Press releases. Participating organizations. Navigation of the Web site. Instructions on how to participate. Searches of the project site.|
|Descriptions of the Forums and Roundtables. Information on the panelists. Background papers for the weekly discussions. Archives of the online discussions.|
|Ask Quick Questions of experts in the Social Security Roundtables. Find answers to frequently asked questions.|
|Review background material on the Social Security system and arguments for its reform. Study a set of options for reform. View current proposals for reform. Find resources from the Social Security Administration. See what national organizations said at the White House Conference on Social Security.|