National Conference Call for
State Health Care Justice Leaders
hosted by the
Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN)
May 10, 2016

Introductory Remarks
Rachel DeGolia, Executive Director, UHCAN

North Carolina: Fight to Save Belhaven Hospital
Adam O’Neill, Mayor of Belhaven, NC

Health Care Justice Advocates’ Stake in the Verizon Strike
Louise Novotny, Communication Workers of America
For more information and to get involved: www.standuptoverizon.com

Building Alliances Between Patients, Home Care & Nursing Home Workers
Josephine Kalipeni, Caring Across Generations

Physicians’ Proposal for Single-Payer Health Care Reform
Don McCanne, Physicians for a National Health Program
      American Journal of Public Health article; text of physicians’ proposal

Joining Forces to Increase Political Power: People’s Action
Brian Johns, Organizing Director, Virginia Organizing

Texas Women Face Health Care Disaster … and They’re Fighting Back!
Yvonne Gutierrez, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Texas Votes

Rethinking Consumerism in Health Care
Lynn Quincy, Director, Consumer Union’s Health Care Value Hub
      Resources

Maryland: Celebrating 10 Years of Fighting for Health Equity
Leigh Cobb, Maryland Women’s Coalition for Health Reform

How c3s Can Safely Comment on Candidates and Judicial Nominees In An Election Year
Isaiah Castilla, Counsel, Bolder Advocacy
     AFJ fact sheet