Health Care

Medicare for All Postcard Writing Party!

Date: 
Sun, Dec 17, 2017 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm

City:

The campaign for Single Payer / Medicare for All healthcare in Michigan and in America continues! We will be writing postcards to legislators, letters to the editor, and more! Postcards, talking points, coffee and snacks provided!

https://www.facebook.com/events/115741222541756/

Location: 
Ann Arbor District Library Westgate Branch
Address: 
2503 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103

Canvass for Medicare for All / Single Payer Healthcare!

Date: 
Tue, Dec 12, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:30pm

City:

Dress warm! We will meet outside the market with clipboards and info on upcoming events. Come out and meet people in the neighborhood, we plan to spread the word about a single-payer medicare for all system. We have the resources to take care of us all. Includes a brief introduction with key points for those who are new to canvassing. See http://www.pnhp.org/ for great webinars and information about healthcare for all.

Text or call 231-360-8054 if you have trouble finding me! Will be there at 3pm! Thanks! -Sarah

Location: 
Ypsilanti Farmers Markets
Address: 
16 South Washington Street

Medicare for All Town Hall

Date: 
Sat, Dec 2, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

City:

Come learn about the coalition for universal single-payer healthcare in Michigan! Get educated and sign up for the cause!!

Will go over top ten talking points, have a healthcare panel, and end with a Q & A/comment session with the audience. Should be a great discussion for those unhappy with our current multi-payer for-profit healthcare system.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1944537762474155/

Location: 
Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center
Address: 
4135 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108

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Healthcare Looking Forward: Sound Off and Sign Up

Date: 
Sat, Nov 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

City:

Join us at the Troy Community Center to discuss the future of healthcare in the state of Michigan with local elected officials and policy experts! Trained individuals will be available on site to assist in signing up for ACA health plans in a private room at the event.

ACA signups will begin at 9 am, the forum will begin at 10 am.

This event is free and open to the public!

Sponsored by Fems for Change in partnership with Michigan Made Great.
More information to be posted later.

Location: 
Troy Community Center
Address: 
3179 Livernois Rd, Troy, Michigan 48083

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Save Medicaid in Michigan! With Debbie Dingell

Date: 
Mon, Oct 16, 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

City:

Come join a panel discussion and press conference with Rep. Debbie Dingell, State. Rep. Ronnie Peterson, and Councilman Peter Murdock on the potentially devastating cuts coming from Trump's proposed budget.

The proposed federal budget seeks to cut $700 billion from Medicaid. This will devastate seniors, disabled adults, children, and low income workers who depend on Medicaid.

64% of seniors in nursing homes rely on Medicaid

50% of all births in the US covered by Medicaid.

Location: 
Community Alliance
Address: 
301 W Michigan Ave, Ste 102, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197

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Single Payer for Michigan Movement Training!

Date: 
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm

City:

On November 11 we move the fight for universal, single payer health care forward!! Anyone who wants to join this growing movement is invited. We started with a 350 person event at the State Capitol in July, and we are ready to begin the Prairie Fire campaign. By this time next year, every politician in this state will be talking about single payer healthcare, and it will be BECAUSE OF YOU.

The training consists of:

1. EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SINGLE PAYER, including top talking points, and responses to common questions and challenges

Location: 
Michigan Friends Center
Address: 
7748 Clark Lake Rd, Chelsea, Michigan 48118

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MMG Civic Engagement Workshop & Lunch

Date: 
Sat, Sep 30, 2017 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us at Avery's Tavern on Saturday, September, 30th, for lunch as we discuss the best ways to engage our representatives, from Congress all the way down to City Council-- with special guest Representative Christine Greig (D-Farmington Hills).

We will also be discussing healthcare, as the State House looks at the Healthcare Bill of Rights and establishing a prescription drug consumer protection bureau; and as the GOP in Washingtn try to once again dismantle the ACA.

Location: 
2086 Crooks Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309-3200, United States

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Watch Party: Healthcare Debate

Date: 
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 - 8:45pm to 11:00pm

City:

Join us to watch Senators Bernie Sanders and Amy Klobuchar debate healthcare with Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy aired on CNN this Monday, September 25th.

Before the debate starts at 9pm, we will be having a candidate Meet & Greet in Okemos. See our events page to RSVP to that event.

PARKING: The watch party will be hosted at Kelly & Zack's house on Kalamazoo. Park on side street (Jones) or drive down ally behind the house & park in empty lot next to the house.

Location: 
1114 E Kalamazoo St Lansing, MI 48912

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Say No to Graham Cassidy and Protect Our Healthcare Rally

Date: 
Mon, Sep 25, 2017 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

City:

Meet at Bucky Harris Park and bring your signs. Let's show the 7th district cares about healthcare. We will not let them take our healthcare away quietly.

Co hosted by Michigan United and We the People.

https://www.facebook.com/events/462123317520044/

Location: 
Bucky Harris Park
Address: 
190 W Michigan Ave, Jackson, Michigan 49201

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EVENT CANCELLED: STOP TrumpCare - Last Chance

Date: 
Wed, Sep 27, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

City:

Wednesday 6 pm protest cancelled. See following note from the protest organizers. As the note says, our Indivisible Fighting #9 meeting at the First United Methodist Church of Ferndale at 7 pm will start with a celebration. You are welcome to join us for the celebration and/or meeting.

Location: 
Corner of Woodward Ave. and Leroy in Ferndale

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