You’re Invited! Healthcare Human Rights Issue Team Monthly Zoom Meeting/Conf Call Oct. 9th

Oct 5, 2019

photo: PDAers Demand Medicare For All

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

Tell Congress: We Need Medicare For All!

 

You’re cordially invited to a Healthcare is a Human Right webinar hosted by Progressive Democrats of America, People Demanding Action, and allied organizations. Save the date:  Wednesday October 9, at 9pm ET, 8pm CT, 7pm MT, 6pm PT.

Agenda:

1. Welcome/Intro

2. National: MFA debates and messaging, including:

Guest speaker Ira Dember founder of www.medicareforall.us on the #HealthDividend, the answer to the oft asked question, “How can we afford MFA?” Also, reports from coalition groups and Capitol Hill Team

3. States:  OPS Report

4. Local:  Medicare4AllResolutions, candidates, etc.

5. Open discussion and announcements, including preview of the National Single Payer Strategy Conference (Portland, OR Oct. 18 to 20).

Deadline to register: TODAY Friday Oct. 4, info at https://www.healthcare-now.org/strategy-conference/2019-portland/   

PDA asks you to join us in telling your members of Congress to cosponsor the National Medicare for All Act #HR1384 (House) and #S1129 (Senate).

Click Here to Tell Congress: Healthcare is a Human Right!

We’re closer than ever before to a historic Congressional vote! PDA wholeheartedly supports the Medicare For All Act.

We need Improved Medicare For All which will save 10,000s of lives and 100s of $billions every year, while providing high quality, comprehensive healthcare for all of us.

Care 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.

Help PDA and our allies force the politicians to listen! Click Here to email your Representative now!

We need as many cosponsors as we can get! Call Congress at 202-858-1717 and Click Here to tell your Representative to Cosponsor Rep. Jayapal’s and Rep. Debbie Dingell’s Medicare For All Act.

Also, Click Here to tell your Senators to cosponsor Sen. Bernie Sanders’s MFA legislation.

Get your exclusive, comfortable 100% cotton, American union-made PDA Healthcare Not Warfare T-shirt(s) now. to help you spread the message at parades, rallies, visits to Congressional offices, and during everyday wear. 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 Fox to 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 issue organizing.

 

PS: Click Here for Robert Pollin’s interview on The Nation Magazine’s Podcast, Start Making Sense. It starts with a discussion of the Economists for Medicare For All petition that Alan Minsky helped to initiate with our coalition allies. Click Here to watch the historic MFA hearings before the House Rules Committee.

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