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Speeches and Testimony

These select transcripts, statements, and videos are provided for historic purposes. The speakers are identified by titles they held at the time these were delivered, although they are no longer in those roles. For information about ACL's current leadership, please visit our Biographies page in the About ACL section of this site. 


Testimony - 2024

Speeches - 2023

  • March 29, 2023 : Alison Barkoff, Acting Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging spoke at the Organization of American States as part of their commemoration of World Down Syndrome Day, which was 3/21/2023. Read her submitted statement and watch video of her remarks.
  • March 13, 2023: During the 52nd meeting of the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva, Switzerland, Acting ACL Administrator Alison Barkoff participated in a discussion on support systems to ensure community inclusion of persons with disabilities. Watch video of her opening remarks and closing remarks.


Testimony - 2019


Speeches - 2016


Testimony - 2015


Testimony - 2013


Testimony - 2012


Speeches - 2011

  • April 12, 2011: Assistant Secretary Greenlee discusses the Community Living Assistance Services and Supports (CLASS) Program and the OAA Programs at the 2011 Future of Aging Services Conference (Video): Part I | Part II | Part III


Testimony - 2011

Last modified on 03/07/2024

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