Healthcare Is a Human Right

Barre: Put People First Health Screening Clinics

Location

Barre Heritage Festival
Elm Street
Barre , VT
Vermont

The Healthcare is a Human Right Campaign, in partnership with the Vermont Workers’ Center, Vermont Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals, and Planned Parenthood of Northern New England, is holding an innovative health screening clinic at the Barre Heritage Festival on Friday July 26th from 4-7PM.

The People's Address, Delivered on the Day of the Governor's Budget Address

The Vermont Workers' Center and our Put People First partners, including Green Mountain Self Advocates, delivered the People's Address on the future of our budget and healthcare systems. The People's Address was given ahead of the Governor's Budget Address and the Administration's presentation of a financing plan for universal healthcare on January 24, 2013.

Mr. Governor, Mr. President, Mr. Speaker, Mr. President Pro Tem, Members of the General Assembly, fellow people of Vermont:

People's Address to Hold Governor Accountable to New Direction for People's Budget & Universal Healthcare

The Vermont Workers' Center will deliver the People's Address on the future of our budget and healthcare systems, ahead of the Governor's Budget Address and the Administration's presentation of a financing plan for universal healthcare. The press conference and presentation will take place Tuesday, January 24, 2013 at 1 pm in the Cedar Creek Room of the State House.

Healthcare Is A Human Right Testimony in House Committee on Healthcare

We were asked to testify in the Vermont House of Representatives Committee on Healthcare today. Here is the text. Let's keep organizing!
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Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign
Testimony to House Committee on Healthcare
January 15, 2013

Thank you. My name is James Haslam, I am the Executive Director of the Vermont Workers’ Center. The VWC was started in 1998 and launched the Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign in 2008 to change what was politically possible and establish a universal healthcare system.

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