Upcoming Events

February 2020

Wed, Feb  5- 2020 – Moving Forward on Health Care Bills in Olympia
HCHR Zoom Live-Stream Strategy Call

We are ⅓ of the way through the 60-day legislative session in Olympia and things are moving fast. A number of Health Care Is a Human Right’s member organizations are leading the advocacy for bills we support. We invite you to join a one-hour Zoom-only meeting to learn the status of these bills and what needs to be done to move them forward before the February 7 deadline (cut-off) for bills to pass out of their committees of origin.  Our voices can make the difference!

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 728 666 488

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Fri, Feb 7  – Legislative Cutoff: Policy Bills Must Pass Policy Committee in Body of Origin

Fri, Feb 7 – Universal Health Care Work Group Meeting #3, Lacey
(1 pm – 5 pm, Note New Location: Thurston Expo Center, Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey)

The focus will be on recommending three models of Universal Health Care to study. There will be a public comment period, probably towards the end of the meeting. Check here for agenda and material meetings to be posted soon.

Fri, Feb 7  – Democratic Presidential Debate, New Hampshire
(5-8 pm, Pacific, Streaming on abcnews.comwmur.com and on Apple News.)

Wed. Feb 19  Physicians for a National Health Program – Western WA Monthly Meeting
(7:30 PM, Seattle Swedish/Cherry Hill, SECC, Rm C.)

Topic TBD. Check here for updates.

Sat. Feb. 22 –  Puget Sound Advocates for a Retirement Action Forum:  Black Panther Party in Seattle
(2 pm, Washington State Labor Council, 321 16th Ave S, Seattle)

Members of the Seattle Black Panther Party will reflect back on their time with the Black Panther Party and what it means for us today. The Black Panthers’ Survival Programs included medical clinics and substance abuse counseling. While the organization is gone, lasting achievements remain, including the Sydney Miller Free Clinic, now the Carolyn Downs Family Medical Center. More info here.

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