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View events for the week of 9/23/2020
Medicare for All Town Hall: Building the Movement for Health Care Justice
Date Wednesday September 23
Time 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorPublic Citizen and numerous partners
Location Details
Online/virtual
Medicare for All Town Hall: Building the Movement for Health Care Justice

Main Hosts: Public Citizen & Medicare for All Resolutions

RSVP: https://publiccitizen.salsalabs.org/healthjustice/index.html

Livestream: https://www.facebook.com/publiccitizen/

We’ll discuss what the pandemic has taught us about the dangers of tying health care to employment, the crisis of racial health disparities in our for-profit system, and profiteering by insurance companies and Big Pharma.

You definitely won’t want to miss this town hall dedicated to building our movement to achieve health justice and win Medicare for All.

During this live town hall, you'll hear from:

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.)
Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.)
Sara Nelson, President, Association of Flight Attendants
Rev. Dr. William Barber II, Poor People’s Campaign
Ady Barkan, Be a Hero
Dr. Abdul El-Sayed
Wendell Potter, former insurance executive and whistleblower
Rahna Epting, Executive Director, MoveOn
Robert Weissman, President, Public Citizen
Council Member Phillipe Cunningham, Minneapolis City Council
Many more activists and leaders from around the country

Sponsored by:

Medicare for All Resolutions, Public Citizen, MoveOn, People's Action, Business Leaders for Health Care Transformation, Our Revolution, Democracy for America, Social Security Works, American Postal Workers Union, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, Physicians for a National Health Program, National Organization for Women (NOW), International Federation of Professional & Technical Engineers, United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America, United We Dream, Progressive Caucus Action Fund, CPD Action, Be a Hero, Labor Campaign for Single Payer, Progressive Democrats of America, One Payer States, American Muslim Health Professionals, Partners for Dignity & Rights, National Health Care for the Homeless Council, Southpaw Michigan, WV Citizen Action, Rights and Democracy NH, Health Care for All CA – Los Angeles and, Nevada County Chapters, SPAN Ohio – Columbus, PDA Colorado, United Action for Idaho, New York State Nurses Association, Campaign for NY Health
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