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Health Care Town Hall this Tues. 4/14 Montclair, NJ





For Immediate Release:

Contact:  Eve Weissman, 732.246.4772 x22

Monday, April 13, 2009

Ev Liebman, 609.234.2741 (cell)



Tuesday, April 14, 2009 - Montclair, NJ


Health Care Town Hall Meeting

Experts and Everyday Residents to Discuss Country’s Urgent Need for Reform



Highland Park, NJTomorrow, Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 7:00 pm NJ residents from across the State will gather at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 67 Church Street in Montclair, NJ for a Town Hall on National Health Care Reform.  Invited speakers include US Senator Robert Menendez and Congressman Bill Pascrell (D-8).  Experts including Richard Kirsch – Director of the National Health Care for America Now Campaign (HCAN) – will discuss how health care reform legislation is working its way through Congress this year and what form it will take. NJ residents including small business owners, workers, consumers and veterans will be sharing their own health care horror stories as we confront the most important domestic policy reform since Social Security and what it could mean for families in NJ.


The Town Hall is organized by New Jersey Citizen Action and the NJ Health Care For America Now (HCAN) Campaign.   HCAN is a national grassroots campaign of more than 850 organizations in 46 states representing 30 million people dedicated to winning quality, affordable health care we can count on in 2009.  HCAN’s organization and principles are supported by President Obama, Vice President Biden, and more than 190 Members of Congress.


WHO: NJ Health Care for America Now Campaign, NJ Citizen Action

WHATTown Hall Meeting: How and Why we Must Win Health Care Reform in 2009

WHEN:  Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at 7:00 pm

WHERE:  Unitarian Universalist Church, 67 Church Street, Montclair, NJ


NJ HCAN:  1199 SEIU Health Care Workers East , AFSCME Council 1, Alliance for Disabled in Action, Inc., BlueWave NJ, Essex County for Change, Family Voices, Garden State Equality, Health Care for All – NJ, Lutheran Office of Governmental Ministries , New Jersey Citizen Action, New Labor, NEXT STEP, North Jersey Grassroots, Planned Parenthood Affiliates NJ, Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN), NJ Region of the Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring, New Jersey Education Association, Health Professional and Allied Employees (HPAE), NJCA Education Fund, National Association of Social Workers, New Jersey State AFL-CIO, New Jersey Partnership for Working Families, Democracia Ahora NJ, NJ West Hudson Valley Council Union for Reform Judaism





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