Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Last-minute Phonebanks for healthcare reform & 3/22 rally in DC

Make Your Closing Arguments

It's here. The House is about to vote on health reform, and numbers are extremely close. Key Congress Members from New York may end up casting the deciding votes.
Now's the time to let your reps know that you demand a bill to expand coverage, lower costs and finally stop so many unfair practices of health insurance companies.
Come be a part of the final countdown to history.

Make the Call

Please call 877-323-5246 to be connected to your Congressperson and urge him or her to vote "yes" on health care reform.
Join a phonebank:
Wednesday, March 17. Midtown 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, March 20. Megabank. Co-sponsored by Greater NYC for Change.
McGee's Pub, 240 W. 55th St., 3rd floor. 2-6 p.m.
Saturday, March 20. Queens Phonebank. Essence Realty, 114-06 Merrick Blvd. RSVP to Bonty, bontyd@yahoo.com. 12-4 PM.

Take It to Congress

Rally to Persuade NYC Congressman

This Friday the 19th, at 11:30 AM, join community members at a press conference in front of Rep. McMahon's Staten Island office to urge him to vote "yes" on the bill. Meet at 265 New Dorp Lane (at corner of Edison Street). For more information, email metrohealth@igc.org. Organized by AARP.

March on Washington

The Last Push: Bus Trip to Capitol Hill Monday, March 22

RSVP and sign up for a free bus.
Meet 5:30 a.m. on 17th Street and Union Square. Contact Manisha Sharma, MD, at manishaim@aol.com to become a participating group. Volunteers will be returning to NYC by 10:30 p.m. the same day.

Let's get it done!

Thanks for all your hard work this past year - we're so close! Keep the pressure on.
Greater NYC for Change: the voice of everyday Americans in New York City's five boroughs and Westchester calling for reform.

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