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Contact: James Haslam, (802) 272 0882, firstname.lastname@example.org
HUGE MAY DAY HEALTHCARE MARCH & RALLY TO BE HELD IN MONTPELIER
This May 1st at noon, thousands from all over the state will gather at the Statehouse lawn for biggest rally in Vermont's history
Why the May 1 health care rally is critical for young Vermonters
By ANISA POTVIN
Saturday April 24, 2010
On May 1, there will be a "Health Care Is A Human Right" Rally at the Statehouse in Montpelier with U.S. Sen. Bernard Sanders and Vermonters from all over the state.
Want to help promote May 1st on your Facebook page, website or blog? Here's some ways:
- Download the "I'll be there May 1" image (right-click on the image or download below) and use it as your Facebook profile picture.
- Put a link to our website on your blog, website, etc. using the following code
The Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign is planning honk and waves at drive times (ex. 7:30 - 8:30am, 4:30 - 5:30pm) all across the state this week. Let us know if you can be a Honk & Wave Captain to organize people for one at a main intersection near you. Times and locations are listed below.
We have signs available, or you can make sign such as:
"Healthcare Is A Human Right"
"Honk For Healthcare"
"Be There May 1st at Statehouse"
"Vermont Must Lead The Way"
Wednesday, April 28th
Intersection of Routes 9 and 7
Here is a letter to the editor in the Bennington Banner from Anita Bellin, one of the leaders of the Bennington County Organizing Committee of the Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign (www.workerscenter.org/healthcare)
Monday March 29, 2010
Speak, rally for single-payer health care in Vermont
"If Vermont Leads, The Rest of the Nation Will Follow"
A short film about the Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign released March 2010.
Friday March 5, 2010
Vermont supporters of meaningful health care reform have been floating a well-tested format that deserves more than a cursory review this year. Regardless of what happens -- or doesn't happen -- in Washington, they say,
the state would fare better with its own single-payer health care option.