Thursday, March 3, 2011

Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign Calendar of events

Wed. Mar. 2, 9:30 a.m. – "Mayor Bloomberg's Preliminary FY 2012 City Budget and  Human Services"; a briefing by James Parrott (Fiscal Policy Institute); sponsored by the Economic Justice and Social Welfare Network; at the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, 281 Park Ave. S. (at 22nd St.) in Manhattan; more info at


Fri. Mar. 4, 8 a.m. – 2011 Annual Public Health Legislative Breakfast; sponsored by the Public Health Assoc. of NYC; speakers include Nirav Shah, MD, MPH (NYS Dept. of Health), Richard Gottfried (NYS Assembly), Sam Miller (NYC Dept. of Health), Gail Brewer (NYC Council); at the InterChurch Center, 61 Claremont Ave (at W. 120th St.) in Manhattan; more info at


Mon. Mar. 7, 6:30 p.m. – Monthly Meeting of the Commission on the Public's Health System; guest speaker, Alyssa Aguilera (NY Lawyers for the Public Interest) on Governor Cuomo's Medicaid Redesign Team, and the Save Our Safety Net Campaign; at the Urban Justice Center, 123 William Street, 16th floor, in lower Manhattan; more info at 212-246-0803 or


Thurs. Mar. 10, 6-8 p.m. – "Government: What is its Proper Role?"; a debate featuring Miles Rappaport (Demos) and Yaron Brook (Ayn Rand Institute), moderated by Brian Lehrer (WNYC); at NY Univ. Skirball Center, 60 Washington Sq. South (at LaGuardia Place) in Greenwich Village; more info at


Sat. Mar. 12, 9 a.m. – Annual Legislative Breakfast on Health Care in Harlem; jointly sponsored by the Community Advisory Boards of Harlem Hospital and the Renaissance Health Care Network; at Harlem Hospital, 506 Lenox Ave. in Harlem; more info at 212-939-1366 or -1365


Tues. Mar. 15, 5:15 p.m. – "Health Care Reform Implementation: Effects on Providers"; speakers include James Knickman (NYS Health Foundation), Alan Aviles (NYC Health and Hospitals Corp.), Neil Calman (Institute for Family Health), David Cooper (ProHealth), Michael Dowling (North Shore-LIJ Health System), Lloyd Sederer (NYC Office of Mental Health), and Judy Wessler (Commission on the Public's Health System); at the NY Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Ave. (at 103rd St.) in Manhattan; more info at


*Wed. Mar. 16, 7:30 p.m. – Health Care on the Air: "Gov. Cuomo's Medicaid Redesign Team"; monthly cable TV show produced by Metro NY Health Care for All Campaign, hosted by Mark Hannay; interview guests include Alyssa Aguilera (NY Lawyers for the Public Interest) and Judy Wessler (Commission on the Public's Health System); broadcast in Manhattan over Ch. 56 (Time-Warner) or Ch. 83 (RCN); also streamed live at and available online post-broadcast at; more info at 212-925-1829


(* indicates events or groups in which we play a leadership or sponsoring role.)



Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign

40 Worth Street, Suite 802

New York, NY  10013


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