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

June 13, 2017


Facilitator: Rachel DeGolia, @UHCANnatl

Health care is hot in the Senate

• Shannon Attanasio, Senior Director of Government Affairs, Families USA, @FamiliesUSA
**6/14: National Call-in Day to stop the healthcare repeal bill in the Senate!

• Margarida Jorge, Field Director, Health Care for America Now,

• Mark Dudzic, Labor Campaign for Single Payer, @LaborforSPayer
HR676 sponsors
National Petition to NY Legislature for the New York Health Act
**6/24 – 7/1: Campaign for Guaranteed Health Care Week of Senate Action

Medicare and Medicaid are both in play

• Medicare: Stacy Sanders, Federal Policy Director, Medicare Rights Center, @medicarerights

• Nevada: Legislature approves bill to allow buy-in to Medicaid – Steven Messinger, Policy Manager, Nevada Primary Care Association
Nevada Is Considering a Revolutionary Health-Care Experiment

The intersection of health care justice with race and voting rights

The Racial Divide in State Medicaid Expansions
Prof. Colleen Grogan, University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration

• North Carolina: Movement to fight state race-based voter suppression is also a health care fight
Rev. Rodney Sadler, State Chair for Health Care, NAACP of North Carolina, @ncnaacp

New connections developing among state-based faith groups on health care
Bee Moorhead, Executive Director, Texas Interfaith Impact, @BeeMoorhead

Wisconsin: Fighting to stop the attacks and promote a proactive agenda
Sara Finger, Executive Director, @healthywomenWI, Wisconsin Alliance for Women’s Health