Health Care

Single Payer Organizing Meeting!

Date: 
Thu, Apr 18, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

This is our monthly organizing meeting. Any/all organizers and activists ready to go to work for single payer are welcome to join. If you aren't in the area, you can call in : 712-451-1232: access code 218179 . (Note: we may try to do this also as a Zoom conference call: stay tuned for update on this)

https://www.facebook.com/events/387982075266773/

Location: 
1202 Edgewood Dr. Ann Arbor, MI

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Ward 3/4 Issues & Action: A Medicare For All Town Hall

Date: 
Wed, Apr 17, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

City:

Vivek Palavali MD
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell
Representative Yousef Rabhi
M4SP Organizer Will Toms

Why we need it: Vivekanand Palavali MD, Neurosurgeon and award winning Documentary Filmmaker will explain the ills of our current system and the most effective cure.

How we can fix it at the national level: Congresswoman Debbi Dingell will give us an update on the House Medicare for All bill (HR 1384) which she has co-sponsored

How we can fix it in Michigan: Representative Yousef Rabhi will update us on his MIcare bill for Michigan.

Location: 
The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ
Address: 
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

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Intersectionality:

No Taxation For Menstruation Benefit Concert

Date: 
Wed, Apr 3, 2019 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

City:

Come join Planned Parenthood for a benefit concert! Tickets are $10, or you can bring a box of menstrual products and get in free!

Location: 
Mac's Bar
Address: 
2700 E Michigan Ave, Lansing, Michigan 48912

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Detroit Medicare for All Phone Bank

Date: 
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

Join Detroit DSA, Michigan for Single Payer, National Nurses United and hundreds of other groups across the country to phone bank and talk to voters about Medicare for All, ask for their support, and to call their representatives! Please bring a laptop and cell phone!

Click here for details and to RSVP: https://actionnetwork.org/events/detroit-medicare-for-all-phone-bank-2

https://www.facebook.com/events/605322456560888/

Location: 
16551 Warwick, Detroit, MI 48219

Single Payer Postcard Party - Grand Blanc/Flint Area

Date: 
Tue, Mar 26, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Show your support for universal healthcare at our Single Payer Postcard Party in Grand Blanc!

Legislation has been introduced in Michigan and at the national level to create publicly funded healthcare for EVERYONE. We need to let our legislators know that Michiganders support this effort!

Come hang out, write postcards and have fun for a good cause.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2264686880456266/

Location: 
R&B Used Books
Address: 
12830 Saginaw Rd Suite F, Grand Blanc, Michigan 48439

Single Payer Organizing Meeting!

Date: 
Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

This is our monthly organizing meeting! Come by or call in: 712-451-1232 code: 218179. We'll be discussing and making plans for:
-our next lobby day in Lansing, April 9
-our efforts with coalition partners in Michigan and beyond
-our pressure campaigns on Dan Kildee and Haley Stevens
-future trainings
-More fun plans!!!! Let's keep this momentum going!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2074008469564481/

Location: 
1202 Edgewood Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-5520, United States

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Single Payer Lobbying Day in Lansing!

Date: 
Tue, Apr 9, 2019 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

City:

Come help us talk to state lawmakers about MICare, the State Single Payer bill introduced last year by Yousef Rabhi! This is a crucial process--we need to explain single payer to legislators, ask for their support, and gather their feedback about single payer for Michigan. We are trying to get over 20 cosponsors! Meet at Grand Traverse Pie Co. and we will hand out lit and do a quick training before going to meet our state congresspeople! (NOTE: We had to change the date to April 9th please take note!) .

Location: 
Grand Traverse Pie Company
Address: 
200 S Washington Sq, Lansing, Michigan 48933

Single Payer Speaker Training

Date: 
Sat, Mar 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

City:

Do you want to be able to advocate knowledgeably and effectively for Single Payer but aren't sure about details or best practices? This training is for everyone who wants to get involved in educating fellow citizens and legislators/decision makers about single payer, whether you're a seasoned organizer or not. It will cover content and method: content=what is in the two bills in Washington, including the new Jayapal bill, and what is in the MICare bill in Lansing, as well as some key talking points and good comebacks to common questions.

Location: 
Christ Episcopal Church Dearborn
Address: 
120 N Military St, Dearborn, Michigan 48124

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Intersectionality:

Single Payer Lobbying in Lansing!

Date: 
Tue, Feb 26, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:30pm

City:

We will meet at 10 am at Grand Traverse Pie Company a block away from the Capitol to prep and then head over to reps offices to talk to them about MICare, the state single payer bill introduced by Yousef Rabhi. Materials and a quick training provided. We are trying to get to 26 reps saying yes!!! We need your help!! If you are coming, please message us with your state house rep's name / or your district: we are going to be focusing on Democrats in safe districts, but we are also always trying to match people up with their reps!!

Location: 
Grand Traverse Pie Company
Address: 
200 S Washington Sq, Lansing, Michigan 48933

Phone Bank and Postcards for Medicare for All!

Date: 
Tue, Feb 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

City:

This is in conjunction with the National Nurses United call for national phone banks to target congress to support Pramila Jayapal's new Medicare for All Act!! We will be calling voters in Nancy Pelosi's district, but also calling other Democrats on key committees who are blocking this legislation! (including our very own Dan Kildee who is a *major figure* in this! Plus, we'll be writing single payer postcards to Kildee, Pelosi, and others! Food and libation provided!!!! Bring a friend!!!!

Location: 
4330 Silverleaf Dr, Ypsilanti, MI 48197-7536, United States

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