WEDNESDAY! Get On The Call For Medicare For All

Mar 9, 2020

In solidarity, Dr. Bill Honigman and Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, and Donna—your PDA national team.

Join Our Webinar Wednesday (3/11) To Hear
How We’re Going To Enact Medicare For All!

 

Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) resolves to enact single payer / Medicare For All (MFA). We’re committed to winning a historic floor vote in Congress on MFA. Are you with us?

Find out what we’re doing and how you can help. Join our webinar / conference call this Wednesday, March 11th at 9pm ET / 6pm PT. Click Here just before the starting time to Join the Webinar / Conference call (using a smart phone, tablet, or computer).

You can also call-in on your phone:

One tap mobile: +16468769923,,800169196# (East) or +16699006833,,800169196# (West)

Dial in by your location: +1 (646)-876-9923 US (East) or +1 (669)-900-6833 US (West) and use this Meeting ID: 800 169 196.

Click Here to find an international call-in number.

 

Tell Congress We Need Medicare For All

 

Donate to Our MFA Fund to Support
PDAers Demanding Medicare For All

 

Agenda (subject to change):

  1. Welcome/Intros/PDA 101
  2. Guest speaker: Dr. Danielle Martin, M.D., author and advocate, Canadian Doctors for Medicare
  3. National: Presidential primaries, #HR1384, #S1129, #HR5010
  4. Regional:  State reports, OPS
  5. Local:  #M4AResolutions, Patients Over Profits Pledge, others 
  6. Open discussion

Economists and health policy experts agree: We need Improved Medicare For All because it will save 10,000s of lives and 100s of $billions every year. The American people overwhelmingly support MFA according to every single opinion poll. Help PDA and our allies force the politicians to listen!

PDA wholeheartedly supports the Medicare For All Act because this legislation will provide comprehensive healthcare for all of us including, mental, dental, vision, hearing, prescriptions, medical devices, preventative, women’s health, long-term care, and more—all with no out of pocket expenses: no premiums, co-pays, fees, caps, or deductibles.

We need your activism now! Time is of the essence! To prevail, we need as many cosponsors as we can get! Click Here to tell your Representative to Cosponsor Rep. Jayapal’s and Rep. Debbie Dingell’s Medicare For All Act.

Then, Click Here to tell your Senators to cosponsor Sen. Bernie Sanders’s MFA legislation. Also, Click Here to tell your Representative to cosponsor Rep. Ro Khanna’s State-Based Universal Healthcare legislation.

Get your exclusive PDA Healthcare Not Warfare T-shirt(s) now. Comfortable 100% cotton, American union-made, these shirts help us spread the message at parades, rallies, visits to Congressional offices, and during everyday wear. They make excellent gifts too.

Contact Deb for discounts on orders of 5 or more shirts. Order shirts and other items through the PDA Store now!

PDA helps you make a huge difference with Educate Congress letter drops, action alerts, and coalition efforts with dozens of progressive organizations. Email Mike Foxto make your voice heard on critically important policies.

We appreciate all you do to help make progress on healthcare and other issues. If you’ve never donated to help PDA help you pressure our elected officials, now is the perfect time. We need your support now more than ever.

Click here to pitch in $3, $5, or whatever you can afford to support PDA’s Medicare For All organizing.

Hope to see and hear from you on Wednesday.

 

PS: Click Here to read Dr. Bill’s Op-Ed about how Medicare For All beats Trump, then join PDA investing to recruit and elect Medicare For All progressive candidates.

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Tell Congress To End Police BrutalityIn This Critical Moment, We See No Leadership From The White House We Look To Justice-Minded Members of Congress, to Step Up and Lead

Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) condemns ongoing, escalating violence against African Americans. We desperately need a national truth and reconciliation conversation to admit and rectify the scourge of structural racism, including comprehensive policy changes.

H.Res.988, cosponsored by four courageous congressional leaders, is a decisive first step. Join us demanding its passage in the U.S. House of Representatives.

In response to the brutal murder of George Floyd by a sworn peace officer, abetted and assisted by three other sworn peace officers in broad daylight, four U.S. Representatives have stepped up to lead.

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN, in whose district the murder took place), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), and Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA) introduced H.Res. 988, a resolution to the U.S. House of Representatives, “condemning all acts of police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive and militarized force throughout the country.”

Tell Congress To End Police Brutality

Take action now! Click Here to email your U.S. Representative and demand passage of H.Res. 988 as a first step toward seeking justice for George Floyd and so many others whose lives have been cut short by police brutality.

“From slavery to lynching to Jim Crow, black people in this country have been brutalized and dehumanized for centuries,” Rep. Omar stated last week. “We cannot fully right these wrongs until we admit we have a problem. As the People’s House, the House of Representatives must acknowledge these historical injustices and call for a comprehensive solution. There are many steps on the path to justice, but we must begin to take them.”

George Floyd is just one among the latest in a (much too) long list of victims of state-sanctioned terrorism against African Americans. We know the names of some recent victims, but for far too long records and statistics on extra-judicial police killings have not even been kept. For too many years, officers have not been charged, and—if charged—they have not been effectively prosecuted or convicted.

Email your U.S. Representative today and demand passage of the Omar-Pressley-Bass-Lee resolution (H.Res.988) condemning police brutality, racial profiling, and excessive and militarized force by police.

BLACK LIVES MATTER TAKE ACTION NOW!