Events

CALENDAR – November 2017

*Wed. Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Statewide Convening of the “Coverage for All” campaign; at the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, 40 Broad St., 5th fl., in Manhattan; RSVPs and more info at mhadler@nyic.org

Thurs. Nov. 2, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. – “Empowering Health Care Consumers”; a conference hosted by the NYS Health Foundation; at the Grand Hyatt, Lexington Ave. and 42nd St. in Manhattan; RSVPs and more info at www.nyshealth.org

Sat. Nov. 4, 11 a.m. – “Coffee with Your Congressman” with Rep. Dan Donovan; at New Dorp High School, 465 New Dorp Lane on Staten Island; take SIR to New Dorp station and walk east; RSVP and more info at https://donovan.house.gov/coffee-your-congressman

Mon. Nov. 6, 6:30 pm – Monthly meeting of the Commission on the Public’s Health System; agenda and possible guest speakers TBA; at 110 William Street, 4th fl. conference room, in lower Manhattan; more info at 646-325-5317.

Wed. Nov. 6, 4:30-7:30 p.m. — “Health Care for All: Walk Together”; a forum and reception sponsored by the United Nations Foundation, The Elders, and the Universal Health Coverage Coalition; guest speakers include former UN Sec.-Gen. Ban Ki-Moon, Gro Harlem Brundtland (The Elders), Raj Panjabi (The Last Mile), Gustavo Rivera (NY State Senate), and Richard Gottfried (NY State Assembly); at Bellevue Hospital Center, 1st Ave. and 28th St. in Manhattan; RSVPs https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScgHCZOXtflzXdD3rE4O9lkTV3uXvdbhUoDflChT77AdPdxkQ/viewform

*Wed. Nov. 8, 7:30 pm – Health Care on the Air: “Senator Sanders’ New ‘Medicare-for-All’ Bill”; hosted by Mark Hannay; featured guest Oliver Fein, MD (Physicians for a National Health Program); broadcast in Manhattan over cable channels Ch. 67 (Spectrum), Ch. 85 (RCN), Ch. 36 (FiOS), or live at www.mnn.org; stream live post-broadcast at www.metrohealthcare.net/video/

*Thurs. Nov. 9, 12 a.m. – WBAI Health Action: “The New Republican Tax Plan and Health Care”; guests Mike Kink (Strong Economy for All), and Ethan Rome (Health Care for America Now); 99.5 FM in NYC broadcast area, or at www.wbai.org; steam live or download at www.wbai.org/archive.php

*Thurs. Nov. 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m. – “Not One Penny” Leaflet Action (Against the Trump Tax Scam); at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in lower Manhattan (adjacent to Battery Park); hosted by Upper West Side MoveOn-Indivisible Action Group and allies; more info at https://www.facebook.com/events/290806721412153/

Sun. Nov. 12, 1-3 p.m. — “Coffee with Your Congressman” with Rep. Dan Donovan; at David Boody Intermediate School, 228 Avenue S in Gravesend, Brooklyn; take F, N, or Q trains to Kings Highway and walk south; RSVP and more info at https://donovan.house.gov/coffee-your-congressman

*Thurs. Nov. 16, 12 a.m. – WBAI Health Action: “The New Republican Congressional Tax Plan and Health Care”; A; 99.5 FM in NYC broadcast area, or at www.wbai.org; steam live or download at www.wbai.org/archive.php

*Tues. Nov. 14, 5-7 p.m. – “Not One Penny” Leaflet Action (Against the Trump Tax Scam); at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in lower Manhattan (adjacent to Battery Park); hosted by Upper West Side MoveOn-Indivisible Action Group and allies

Wed. Nov. 15, 8:30 a.m. — “The Future of New York City’s Health + Hospitals Corp.”; guest speakers James Parrot (New School Univ.), Barbara Caress (Baruch College), Lilliam Barrios-Paoli (Hunter College), Ann Bove (NYS Nurses Assoc.), Andrea Cohen (United Hosp. Fund), and Jeffrey Kraut (Northwell Health); sponsored by the Center for NYC Affairs; at the New School/Lang College, 65 W. 11th St., Wollman Hall (5th fl.) in Manhattan; RSVPs and more info at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-future-of-new-york-citys-health-hospitals-corporation

Sat. Nov. 18, 2-4 p.m. – “Coffee with Your Congressman” with Rep. Dan Donovan; at Ft. Hamilton High School, 8301 Shore Rd. in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn; take R train to 86th St. station and walk west; RSVP and more info at https://donovan.house.gov/coffee-your-congressman

Sun. Nov. 19, 1-3 p.m. – “Coffee with Your Congressman” with Rep. Dan Donovan; at 85 St. Joseph’s Avenue on Staten Island; RSVP and more info at https://donovan.house.gov/coffee-your-congressman

*Thurs. Nov. 23, 12 a.m. – WBAI Health Action; topics and guests TBA; 99.5 FM in NYC broadcast area, or at www.wbai.org; steam live or download at www.wbai.org/archive.php

Tues. Nov. 28, 7:30 p.m. — “The Right Side of History: New York’s Fight for Universal Health Care”; guest speakers Richard Gottfried (NYS Assembly), Gustavo Rivera (NYS Senate), Leonard Rodberg (Queens College), Katie Robbins (Campaign for NY Health); sponsored by Physicians for a National Health Program; at Phillips Ambulatory Care Center, 10 Union Sq. East in Manhattan; more info at www.pnhpnymetro.org

*Thurs. Nov. 30, 12 a.m. – WBAI Health Action; topics and guests TBA; 99.5 FM in NYC broadcast area, or at www.wbai.org; steam live or download at www.wbai.org/archive.php

*Thurs. Nov. 30, 9:30-11:00 a.m. – Monthly meeting of the Hudson Valley Access to Health Care Coalition; guest speaker and topic TBA; at GuildNet/Lighthouse Guild, 2 North Lexington Ave. in White Plains; RSVPs and more info at LopaneJ@lighthouseguild.org

(* indicates a leadership or sponsoring role)

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