Mon. Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m. – Monthly meeting of the Commission on the Public's Health System; guest speaker Jenny Rejeske (NY Immigration Coalition); agenda also includes discussion of current gubernatorial candidates' positions/proposals on health care and Medicaid; at the Urban Justice Center, 123 William Street, 16th floor, in lower Manhattan; more info at 212-246-0803 or www.cphsnyc.org
Tues. Nov. 2 – ELECTION DAY: Remember to Vote! Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. New Yorkers will be voting for Governor, Attorney General, Comptroller, 2 U.S. Senators, and local U.S. Representatives, State Senators, and State Assemblymembers; all of these elections will affect our nation and state's abilities to move forward on health care reform
Wed. Nov. 3, 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – 21st Annual Symposium on Health Care Services in New York; guest speakers include Sherry Glied (U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services), Danielle Holahan (United Hosp. Fund), Sarah Iselin (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation), Sharon Long (Univ. of Minnesota), John McDonough (Hunter College), Kathleen Shure (Greater NY Hosp. Assoc.), and David Sandman (NYS Health Foundation); sponsored by the Greater NY Hospital Assoc. Foundation and the United Hospital Fund; at the CUNY Graduate Center, 34th St. & 5th Ave. in Manhattan; $60 reg. fee; RSVPs and more info at www.uhfnyc.org/events
*Fri. Nov. 5, 9:30 a.m. – New York City Launch Meeting for "Strengthen Social Security" Campaign; guest speakers include Eric Kingson (Social Security Works) and others TBA; sponsored by the NY Network for Action on Medicare and Social Security, and the NYS Alliance for Retired Americans; at Teamsters Local 237, 216 W. 14th St. (bet. 7th & 8th Aves.) in Manhattan; more info at 212-925-1829.
*Mon. Nov. Nov. 8, 1 p.m. – WBAI Health Action: "The Mid-Term Election Results and What They Mean for the New Health Care Law"; guests TBA; at 99.5 FM in NYC or www.wbai.org; past programs available for streaming or downloads from website; more info at 212-925-1829.
*Thurs. Nov. 11, 6:30 p.m. – Launch party for the Anthony DiMarco Health Care for US Fund; at 30 W. 13h St. in Manhattan; more info at 917-399-8843 or healthcareforUS1@gmail.com
Sat. Nov. 13 to Sun. Nov. 14 – Annual Healthcare Now National Strategy Meeting; William Way Community Center, 1315 Spruce St., in Philadelphia; $30/$50 reg. fee; more info at www.healthcare-now.org
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