NJUHC General Membership Meeting
Join the NJ Universal Healthcare Coalition for our general membership meeting on Saturday, October 5, from 10 AM to noon. All are welcome to attend! Guest speaker Kristen Smith will talk about disability rights, long term care, and how the fight for Medicare for All is connected to disability liberation. We will discuss what’s at stake, our plan to win, and what YOU can do to take action and get involved! Come join us at the Rutgers Labor Education Center, room 130 & 131, 50 Labor Center Way, New Brunswick.
Arts in the Park
On Sunday, September 22, from 11:30 AM to 4:30, join Main Street Highland Park for the 15th annual Arts in the Park street festival, juried art show, and arts and crafts sale in downtown Highland Park, New Jersey.
The festival draws thousands of art enthusiasts and visitors from around the region to stroll through downtown Highland Park and enjoy artistic offerings, live music and other entertainment, food from local restaurants, children’s activities, promotional booths, and much more.
Artists, crafters, performers, and vendors are invited to participate. Participants in the juried art show display and sell their work under tents along Raritan Avenue.
Check out more information here: https://www.mainstreethp.org/artsinthepark
Join us on Raritan Ave in Highland Park.
HPAE 2019 Professional Issues Conference
On Thursday, October 10, from 8 AM – 4:30, participants will gain a dynamic mix of knowledge to enhance patient advocacy ranging from professional and personal development to strengthening our union’s mobilization, bargaining and political education. Featuring this year’s guest keynote speaker this year will be NJ First Lady Tammy Murphy! Join us at 3 Tower Center Blvd, East Brunswick.
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2019 Single Payer Strategy Conference
Healthcare-NOW and the Labor Campaign for Single Payer Healthcare invite you to join hundreds of activists for a weekend of inspiration and strategy to win single-payer national healthcare! Our social movement has grown rapidly during the Trump era, and this year we’ve won historic advances in the House of Representatives. At the same time, the healthcare industry has launched a well-funded opposition campaign. This year’s conference will highlight effective strategies and tactics from across the country, and make sure we continue to grow our movement through a crucial 2020 and beyond.
The final registration deadline is Friday, October 4. The event runs between October 18 at 1 PM to Oct 20 at 6 PM (PDT) in Portland, Oregon.
For more information, visit: https://www.healthcare-now.org/strategy-conference/2019-portland/
CROWD CANVASS MEDICARE4ALL
We are working with National Nurses United (NNU) and other progressive groups on the ground to build a strong, local grassroots movement for #MedicareForAll. Through our organizing, we will put pressure on Congressman Frank Pallone to support HR 676 (Expanded and Improved Medicare For All Act).