Government Role and Responsibility

If health care is a human right, and it is, granted by our creator, not by man, then government has not only a role to play, but a responsibility to ensure its provision to every woman, man, and child.

Sessions relating to the role of government and its responsibility to ensure access to health care are listed below.

9:00 – 9:45Opening Keynote with Denis Campbell
10:00 – 10:45
11:00 – 11:45Panel: Ensuring Health Care for All, understanding the needs at the grassroots where folks are left out. Alex Lawson, Libby Devlin, Michael Lighty
12:00-12:45 Lunchtime KeynoteKeynote by Toni van Pelt
1:00 – 1:45Mobilizing at the community level. How to foster civic engagement by superimposing an organizational infrastructure on top of a tidal wave of progressive sentiment. Libby Devlin
2:00 – 2:45Margaret Flowers: Challenges for State Efforts
3:00 – 3:45Libby: Organizaing 101 for Health Care For All
4:00 – 4:45Tom Wells : A Plan of Use the 2018 Blue Wave in the House to Push HR676 Through the Senate. And how that redounds to electability
4:45-6:00 Networking
DINNERKeynote By Nina Turner, OUR REVOLUTION, Other Speakers As Well
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9:00 – 9:45Panel: The High Cost Of Waiting For Single Payer: Dr. Gerald Friedman, Tom Wells (Candidate for U.S. Congress), Tim Canova (Candidate for U.S. Congress)
10:00 – 10:45Lois Frankel
11:00 – 11:45Panel with Torrens, Canova
12:00-12:45 Luncheon KeynoteKeynote by Michael Lighty, Policy Director for National Nurses United
1:00 – 1:45Mark Dudzik Panel: Labor for Single Payer - Fred Frost, Bill Sauers - Why Medicare for All is a labor issue and how the resources and organizing capacity of organized labor could be a game changer for the healthcare justice movement.
2:00 – 2:45Meeting Women's Health Care Needs In A Universal Care World -?Nina (Moderator),?Stephanie, Alina, Libby, Taddeo, Daphne Campbell
3:00 – 3:45Opioid Panel with Mike Papantonio, Peter Mougey, Archie Lamb, Dave Aronberg?
4:00 – 4:45Let's Get To Work: Overview of the campaigns in place and how to get involved with them
4:45-6:00 Networking
6:00-8:30 DINNER KEYNOTEKeynote by Congressman Alan Grayson