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

March 14, 2017

New Attacks on Health Care and Immigration AND New Resistance

An inside look at the fight in Congress over the “American Health Care Plan”
Cathy Hurwit, Chief of Staff, US Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), @janschakowsky

RESISTANCE EVERYWHERE

National Campaigns
Protect Our Care and broad stakeholder opposition
Claire McAndrew, Director of Campaign Strategy, Families USA, @FamiliesUSA

Women
• Rachel Easter, Counsel, National Women’s Law Center, @nwlc

Announcement: RWV National Day of Action
Cecilia Sáenz Becerra, Regional Field Manager, Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need

Faith communities
• Bee Moorhead, Executive Director, Texas Interfaith Impact, @TXImpact

Medical community
• Michael Lighty, Director of Public Policy, National Nurses United, @NationalNurses

President Trump’s false promises on healthcare (The Hill)

Doctors and patients call for April 1 nationwide March for Health
Amanda Kadosh, organizer, March for Health, @HealthMarch

Health Care and Immigration – A very important intersection
• Phoebe Flaherty, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights

March 23 (Chicago): Protest Ryan/Trump Plan to Repeal Healthcare
National Immigration Law Center post on impact of Trump EO on access to public benefits

Where patients rely on immigrant doctors the most
Valentin Bolotnyy, economist, Immigrant Doctors Project, @immigrantdocs

Don’t Tax Our Healthcare Campaign
Mike Casey, Chair, National Health Care Reform Task Force, UNITE HERE International Union

Missouri: Blocking the drive to cut Medicaid
Sarah Gentry, Policy Director, Missouri Health Care for All, @MoHealthCareAll

Victory! SB 28 stopped in Missouri Senate!
Missouri Health Partnership

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