September 2018 Newsletter

March for Peace Set to Promote Healthcare Justice

The Green Party of Ocean County will host March for Peace: End the Wars in Toms River on Saturday, Sept. 15 from 1-3 pm.

The event will begin at the courtyard next to the Ocean County Library at 101 Washington St., followed by a march through downtown Toms River. It will culminate with a rally at the same courtyard.

We want to bring attention to the president and legislators that war has an effect all over our country,” said Jessica Clayton, Green Party member and member of the Brick Board of Education. “It destroys our environment and takes up funding that could go to Medicare for All.”

A list of speakers and sponsors can be found here.

Everything You Need to Know About National Improved Medicare for All, Explained by Margaret Flowers

Dr. Margaret Flowers will define National Improved Medicare for All at a forum at the Emanuel Lutheran Church in New Brunswick on Sept. 16 at 4 pm.

Dr. Flowers will also explain the weaknesses and strengths of Medicare for All bills in Congress and describe what it will take to achieve a national single payer healthcare program in the United States.

Opportunity to Lobby at NJ State Democratic Committee Meeting in Atlantic City

The New Jersey Democratic Committee will hold a pre-election meeting at Harrah’s Casino in Atlantic City on Sept. 20-21. This provides an opportunity for us to lobby legislators, candidates and their staffs on the inside, and perhaps leaflet attendees as they enter and leave the conference.

We have a delegation that will be attending the conference on the 21st. If you are interested in being part of this “inside” delegation, or if you would like to leaflet attendees as they enter and leave the venue, contact Tom here to get more details.

Speakers include Governor Phil Murphy and Senator Cory Booker. A full list of speakers and a schedule can be found here.

NJUHC Will Cosponsor Healthcare Forum in Red Bank

NJUHC will cosponsor a Medicare for All Forum at the United Methodist Church of Red Bank on Oct. 1 at 6:30 pm.

You can find the poster for the forum here.

Letter Writing Campaign Targets NJ Congressmen, Menendez

Our Revolution of Monmouth County (OMRC) has started a letter writing campaign targeting NJ members of Congress that have not signed onto HR 676 and Senator Bob Menendez for not signing onto S 1804.

OMRC urges New Jersey residents to make a direct demand to their elected officials through this campaign. They can do so here.

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