Events

CALENDAR – June 2017

Wed. May 31, 2017, 4-6 pm – Rally for the New York Health Act; outside the office of Sen. Martin Golden, 7408 5th Ave. in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn; sponsored by Fight Back Bay Ridge, South Brooklyn Progressive Resistance, and allies; more info at http://bit.ly/2sf5oSp

Thurs. June 1, 3-7 pm – Annual Meeting of the Public Health Association of NYC; at the LGBT Community Center, 208 W. 13th St. in Manhattan; special guest speaker, Tom Quade, President of the American Public Health Assoc.; other speakers include Alison Baird (MPH candidate), Lois Uttley (Raising Women’s Voices), Mark Hannay (Metro NY Health Care for All), Margrethe Horlyck-Romanovsky (DPH candidate, CUNY School of Public Health), Mia Strange (Medical-Legal Partnership to Assist Undocumented Immigrant Children), Kavitha Das (Mt. Sinai Medical Center); RSVPs and more info at http://bit.ly/2qvLvGi

Fri. June 2  — Statewide Call-in Day in Support of the New York Health Act; call YOUR OWN State Senator’s local district office in support of REAL universal health care in New York — thank them if they’re already a co-sponsor, and ask them to do so if not; more info at www.nyhcampaign.org

Fri. eve June 2 thru Sun. afternoon June 4 – 2017 Annual Left Forum; at John Jay College, 10th Ave. and 59th St. in Manhattan; various plenary and workshop sessions (health care sessions on Sat. at 12 noon and 3:30 p.m.); registration and info at www.leftforum.org

Sat. June 3, 10 am to Sun. June 4, 3:30 pm – 2017 Annual Justice Works Conference; at the Desmond Hotel, Albany-Shaker Rd. in Albany; various plenary and workshop sessions; registration and info at www.justiceworksny.org

Sun. June 4, 12 noon – “NYC Die-In for Healthcare”; part of a national day of action hosted by Dying for Care; gather at Plaza33 (33rd St. and 7th Ave. in Manhattan); more info at www.dying4care.com or  https://www.facebook.com/events/1686731404969623/

Mon. June 5, 6:30 pm – Monthly meeting of the Commission on the Public’s Health System; updates on the city budget process, NY’s Medicaid DSRIP program, and other topics; at 110 William Street in lower Manhattan; more info 212-246-0803.

Thurs. June 8, 12 midnight – WBAI Health Action; topics and guests to be announced; 99.5 FM in NYC broadcast area, or at www.wbai.org; steam live or download at www.wbai.org/archive.php

 Thurs. June 8, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm – “When Government Was the Solution: The New Deal’s Forgotten Legacy, Then and Now”; at the Professional Staff Congress/CUNY, 61 Broadway, 16th fl., in lower Manhattan; various plenary and workshops; registration and info at jyellowitz@aol.com

Tues. June 13, 6-9 pm – Annual Fundraising Gala and Silent Auction for Physicians for a National Health Program; honorees include Priscilla Bassett, Kamini Doobay, Hon. Bill Perkins, Victor Sidel, Michael Zingman; at the Cherkasky-Davis Conference Center, 330 W. 42nd St., 33rd fl. Penthouse, in Manhattan; RSVPs and more info at www.pnhpnymetro.org

Wed. June 14, 7:30 pm – Health Care on the Air; guest(s) and topic to be announced; 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. June 15, 12 midnight – WBAI Health Action; topics and guests to be announced; 99.5 FM in NYC broadcast area, or at www.wbai.org; steam live or download at www.wbai.org/archive.php

 Thurs. June 22, 12 midnight – WBAI Health Action; topics and guests to be announced; 99.5 FM in NYC broadcast area, or at www.wbai.org; steam live or download at www.wbai.org/archive.php

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