Healthcare Stories Forum: Guaranteed Healthcare for All and the Fight for Equity

On Thursday, May 30 at 5:30pm in Syracuse at Beauchamp Library, the Campaign for New York Health is convening a community healthcare stories forum. The forum will introduce the findings of a new statewide report on health care access (From Coverage to Care: A People’s Report on Healthcare in NY) and feature a panel of community advocates.

Healthcare Stories Forum: Guaranteed Healthcare for All and the Fight for Equity
Thursday, May 30, 5:30 — 7pm
Beauchamp Library, 2111 S Salina St, Syracuse, NY 13205

The panel of community health justice advocates include the following; Sequoia Kemp, Doula 4 a Queen, Agnes McCray ARISE Independent Living Council, Crispin Hernandez, Workers’ Center of Central NY, moderated by Ursula Rozum, Physicians for a National Health Program – NY Metro. Cosponsored by Campaign for New York Health, ARISE Independent Living Council, Workers’ Center of Central New York, Doula 4 a Queen, Students for a National Health Program, CNY Poor People’s Campaign, Occupational Health Clinical Center, and Physicians for a National Health Program NY Metro.

Panelists will share perspectives on how the current health system is especially harmful to marginalized communities — Black people, people of color, women, immigrants, LGBTQ people, and rural populations. Attendees will learn about efforts underway at the state and national level in to win universal, guaranteed, and equitable healthcare and to join in advocacy for healthcare justice and reforms that prioritize the needs of patients. The first portion of the event will feature panelists with prepared remarks followed by a participatory discussion session with attendees.

Beauchamp Branch Onondaga County Library

Refreshments will be served. Beauchamp Library is wheelchair accessible. ASL interpretation will be provided.

For more information contact Sequoia (doula4aqueen@gmail.com) or Ursula (315-414-7720)

The Campaign for New York Health (CNYH) is a statewide coalition that brings together over 150 organizations, including community groups, labor unions, seniors, people with disabilities, nurses, teachers, patients, doctors, business leaders, faith groups, immigrants, and healthcare advocates, committed to the right to healthcare.