Health Care Forum

The Future of Health Care in New York: A Forum

The New York State Senate and Assembly will take up the New York Health Act, a bill sponsored by Assemblymember Dick Gottfried and Senator Gustavo Rivera. The New York Health Act would implement single-payer healthcare in New York, ensuring every New Yorker will have reliable health insurance coverage.

Learn How This Bill Could Affect You and Your Family!
Sunday, October 6
2:30pm Doors Open, 3pm-5pm Program, 5pm-6pm Open Q&A
Elisabeth Irwin High School
40 Charlton Street

Free with RSVP: https://forms.gle/4UV8RfZyM3TvvnEm9

Featured Speakers:
• State Senator Gustavo Rivera, Chair, NYS Senate Committee on Health
• Assemblymember Richard Gottfried, Chair, NYS Assembly Committee on Health

Prominent elected officials and leading public health professionals will also participate.

List of Sponsors (in formation): Village Independent Democrats, Coalition for a District Alternative, Samuel J. Tilden Democratic Club.

For more information, contact president@villagedems.org or go to www.villagedems.org.

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The Path to Freedom: Decarceration in Trump’s America

Decarceration Forum
Join us in discussing how to reduce the number of people
incarcerated in our prisons.

Saturday, September 14, 2019
3:00pm to 6:00pm (Doors at 2:30pm)
Elisabeth Irwin High School, 40 Charlton Street
Free with RSVP: https://forms.gle/aij3VUGBkn6HEUjg9

A panel discussion with:

Moderator: Justice (ret.) Emily Jane Goodman

  • Hon. Helen Rosenthal, Councilmember, 6th District
  • Mark Shervington, Statewide Community Organizer, Release Aging People from Prison
  • Lucy Lang, Executive Director, Center for Innovation in Prosecution at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Tina Luongo, Attorney-In-Charge, Legal Aid NYC Criminal Defense Practice

Introductory remarks by David Siffert, President, Village Independent Democrats; Allen Roskoff, Co-Chair, Candles for Clemency and President, Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club; and Kathy Slawinski, Recording Secretary, Village Independent Democrats.

Sponsors (in formation): Coalition for a District Alternative, Downtown Independent, Democrats, Gramercy-Stuvesant Independent Democrats, Hell’s Kitchen Democrats, Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club, United Democratic Organization, Village Independent Democrats.

For more information, contact president@villagedems.org or go to www.villagedems.org.

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