Single Payer Now

Posted: Jul 3rd, 2011

Events

Why we support Medicare for All

When: Saturday, July 30, 2011
Where: San Francisco, CA


July 30 is the 46th Anniversary of Medicare’s Passage into Law

Come to a discussion on the importance of expanding Medicare to everyone.

When: Sat.  July 30th  at 3:00pm

Where: 255 Ninth St – SF  At ILWU Local 6 Union Hall  (2 blocks south of Market between Howard and Folsom) Nearest to Civic Center BART/MUNI

Why: Because before Medicare in 1964, only 51 percent of Americans 65 and older had health care coverage &  nearly 30 percent of seniors lived below the poverty line.

Today, virtually all Americans 65 and older have health care coverage &  7.5 percent of seniors live below the poverty line.

Medicare provides comprehensive health care coverage to 47 million Americans, including: 39 million seniors; and 8 million people under age 65 with disabilities.

Featured Speakers:

Carl Finamore: former President (ret), Air Transport Employees, Local Lodge 1781, IAMAW & current delegate, SF Labor Council, AFL-CIO.

Barry Hermanson: Co-chair, California Green Party Coordinating Committee

Flora Luo and Jimmy Nguyen: Core Member and Youth Organizers with Chinese Progressive Association

Michael Lyon: Gray Panthers

Rachel Schapira: Potrero Hill Democratic Club

Sponsored by Single Payer Now.  For more information call 415–695-7891 or email Don.  (dbechleratvaluedotnet)  

Download Leaflet Here!




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