Fall congressional session: Hazardous to your health care?
Cathy Hurwit, Office of Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL)

Fifty years of Community Health Centers – What Happens now?
Dan Hawkins, Senior Vice-President for Public Policy and Research, National Association of Community Health Centers

Attacks on Planned Parenthood are attacks on women’s health
Leila Abolfazli, Senior Counsel for Health and Reproductive Rights, National Women’s Law Center
Letter to Congress: Stand with Planned Parenthood

New initiative on doing health care right in a system that doesn’t make it easy
Shannon Brownlee, Vice-President, Lown Institute,
Right Care Action Week (Oct. 18-24)

Home care workers’ victory: Opportunities and challenges
Elly Kugle and Henry Claypool, Caring Across Generations
National Domestic Workers Alliance Applauds Court Decision Granting 2 Million Home Care Workers Basic Rights (8/21/15)

Gun violence is also a public health issue
Tobie Smith, Co-chair, Task Force on Gun Violence, National Physicians Alliance

Announcement:
Health Care Is a Human Right Collaborative launch
Ben Palmquist, Campaign Manager, National Economic and Social Rights Initiative

CONNECTICUT: Public hearings on insurance company rates
Lynne Ide, Director of Program and Policy, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut,
Video: “What is Rate Review for Health Insurance Companies?”

MICHIGAN: The struggle continues to maintain Medicaid expansion
Margie Mitchell, Executive Director, MichUHCAN
8/20/15 NASHP map on where states stand on Medicaid expansion

Nonprofit advocacy tip of the month
Isaiah Castillo, Senior Counsel, Alliance for Justice/Bolder Advocacy