National Conference Call for
State Health Care Justice Leaders
hosted by the
Universal Health Care Action Network (UHCAN)
July 12, 2016


Introductory remarks
Rachel DeGolia, Executive Director and call facilitator, UHCAN

What’s health care’s stake in the broad, new coalitions around campaign finance reform?

National: Dan Krasner, Political Director, Represent.Us
Washington: Kathy Sakahara, Washington League of Women Voters, and, Committee Member, Integrity Washington Campaign

Getter HOTTER: The ongoing fight on big insurance company mergers
Jill Zorn, Senior Policy Officer, Universal Health Care Foundation of Connecticut

Confronting organized dentistry to expand access to affordable dental care
Wendell Potter

What do the attacks on the VA health system mean for health justice?
Will Fischer, Executive Director, Union Veterans Council, AFL-CIO,
Mike Rosenblatt, Grassroots Mobilization Coordinator, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) “Keep the Promise” campaign

The Supreme Court Giveth and Taketh Away …

Where’s the fight on women’s health care now?
Kierra Johnson, Executive Director, Unite for Reproductive and Gender Equity (URGE)

New challenges for efforts to cover all immigrants
• National: Alvaro Huerta, Staff Attorney, National Immigrant Law Center
• California: Yasmin Peled, Health Access

Republican Convention: Protesters, police and medics all getting ready
Leah Wolfe, Rust Belt Medics

Families USA’s webinar: “Ryan’s Harmful Health Care Plan,” July 13 @ 2 pm (E)

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