Live Blog Tonight at 5pm - Healthcare-NOW!
Greetings! My name is Katie Robbins and I am the Assistant National Coordinator for Healthcare-NOW! and I will be "live blogging" right here on building the movement for single-payer national health care tonight, Sunday, November 23rd from 5pm -6pm! Please bring questions, ideas, and topics to discuss.
Healthcare-NOW! is an education and advocacy organization that addresses the health insurance crisis in the U.S by advocating for the passage of national, single-payer healthcare legislation. Right now, the National Health Insurance Act (HR 676) is the only legislation that will create a national, single-payer healthcare system. We see healthcare as a human right, not a privilege tied to the ability to pay.
Healthcare-NOW! is an all-volunteer, highly decentralized organization with over 400 activists all over the country. We firmly believe that bottom-up efforts are the only way to win single-payer, guaranteed, and universal healthcare. We aim to engage and empower leaders at the grassroots level who will understand the issue and implement a wide range of tactics to push support for HR 676 into National legislation. We have a decentralized network that depends on hundreds of local organizations to develop their own create ways to reach people and build the movement for national health insurance.
We also work closely with other national groups advocating for single-payer national health care such as the California Nurses Association, Physicians for a National Health Program, and Progressive Democrats of America to coordinate national initiatives and strategies for building the movement and impacting Congress.
Join the conversation and support single payer national health care!