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.

FebFeb/ThuThu/20172017 
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
FebFeb/SatSat/20182018GVT. ROLE
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