Sunday, May 3, 2009

Health reformers' calendar (UPDATED)

May 2009

Upcoming health-care reform events

May 2: Campaign for Better Health Care "Out in Front for Health Care Justice" events in Downers Grove, Peoria, Bloomington and Champaign.

May 11: The Chicago chapter of the Progressive Democrats of America hosts a discussion, "Which Way to Universal Health Care: Public Option or Single Payer?" with John Gaudette of Health Care for America Now! and Dr. Anne Scheetz of PDA, 6:30 p.m., Brehon Pub, 731 N. Wells St., Chicago. E-mail for more information.

May 13: National Lobby Day and Rally for Single-Payer, Upper Senate Park, Washington D.C.

May 20: Health Care Justice Discussion by the Campaign for Better Health Care, 2:30 p.m., Peoria Public Library.

May 21: Screening of Do No Harm, The Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave., Chicago. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan will introduce the film. A panel discussion afterward features Dr. Quentin Young, advocate for single-payer health care; Mark Rukavina, executive director of The Access Project, researchers on medical debt and unfair hospital billing and collection issues; and Donna Smith, founder of American Patients United. RSVP.

May 30: National Day of Action for single-payer health care.

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