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Monday, June 29, 2020
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Event Type:
Press Conference
Dr. Hae Min Cho, Bernie Delegate, DSA
Location Details:
Speaker Pelosi’s Office
90 7th St, SF

Dr. Cho, Bernie Delegate, said: "This is the single most life-saving piece of legislation we could adopt. Universal access to healthcare is especially critical during this time of COVID-19. Poor, indigenous, Black, Brown, Asian, Pacific Islander, Trans, immigrant, homeless, and incarcerated folks--all our communities are disproportionately affected. Please call, email, and message @SpeakerPelosi. #PassTheDamnBill #MedicareForAll".
Topic: #PassTheDamnBill
We have a bill in the House, introduced by Representative Pramila Jayapal, and co-sponsored by over 1/4th of House members, that would solve this problem of a broken healthcare system: In the last year, the Medicare for All Act of 2019 has secured:
119 total sponsors—more than half of the House Democratic Caucus, including the Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, the co-chairs of the House Democratic Policy and Communications Committee, the Assistant Speaker of the House, and the chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus and the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus.
Four hearings in the House—the first-ever four Congressional hearings on Medicare for All—in the Rules, Ways and Means, Budget, and Energy and Commerce committees.
The support of a diverse coalition of progressive and racial justice organizations, more than 30 unions and 250 economists, businesses, countless health care providers—including the American College of Physicians, the second-largest group of doctors in the nation—and numerous local resolutions of support, including in Seattle and Los Angeles. SO...
a coalition of statewide California Bernie delegates have called a press conference at noon--if you are able please come be at 90 7th st. in SF with us to say it again & again & again: #PasstheDamnBill Here is a link to a medium article with the open letter to Nancy Pelosi. that we are delivering today at noon.

Please come down at noon to Pelosi's office in the Federal building 90 7th Street. More speakers will be adding their voices to the litany of let's get it done! What are we waiting for?! Standing six feet apart, we'll look bigger than ever! Wear your mask & hold your own...
IT'S TIME for Medicare for All!
Added to the calendar on Mon, Jun 29, 2020 8:42AM
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