media release

Statement released on Green Mountain care Board

“Healthcare System Transition Will Follow Human Rights Principles”

First Day of Work for Green Mountain Care Board

MONTPELIER, VT - The Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign has released a statement (see:, signed by campaign leaders from every corner of the state, reminding Vermonters of the purpose and principles guiding the Green Mountain Care board, which begins its work today to transition Vermont toward a unified, universal healthcare system intended to provide healthcare as a public good.

IBM Workers Set Record Straight on Healthcare

IBM Workers Speak Out to Support Universal Healthcare

What: IBM workers are holding a press conference to support universal healthcare and bring to light to the untold story of what healthcare coverage at IBM is really like.

When: 1:30pm, Thursday, April 14, 2011

Where: Cedar Creek Room, Montpelier


RELEASE: VT House passes H.202 92-49, Takes Step Towards Making Healthcare A Human Right

Vermont Takes Step Towards Making Healthcare a Human Right

Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign welcomes passage of universal healthcare bill (H. 202) by Vermont House

Montpelier, VT -- Statehouse -- On Thursday, March 24, members of the grassroots Healthcare Is a Human Right Campaign cheered on as the Vermont House of Representatives voted 92 - 49 to pass the universal healthcare bill, H.202. The House bill passed as a result of thousands of Vermonters speaking out and demanding that healthcare be treated as a human right and provided as a public good.

ADVISORY: VT Unions Call For Universal Healthcare


Announce Mobilization to Ensure Legislature’s Healthcare Bill Establishes Quality Healthcare For All Vermonters

WHAT: Statehouse press conference with leaders representing over a dozen Vermont labor unions join Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign to push forward for a universal healthcare system.

WHEN: 12pm, Friday, February 25th

WHERE: Cedar Creek Room, Statehouse, Montpelier