Florida Statewide Medicare for All TownHall

Start: Thursday, February 24, 2022 7:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (US & Canada) (GMT-05:00)

Florida has been ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic with more than 3.7 million cases and more than 62,000 deaths related to the disease.

The pandemic has laid bare the dangers our profit-driven health care system. It is past time to demand Medicare for All.

Please join Congresswoman Frederica Wilson and other Florida elected officials, health professionals, economists, and activist leaders for an important state-wide virtual Medicare for All townhall.

We will discuss how Florida residents can support one another through this ongoing crisis and ways that we can get involved locally to build support for Medicare for All, including how to pass city and county council resolutions.

Speakers include:

  • U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.)
  • Dr. Leo Alonso, emergency medicine physician from Jacksonville, Florida
  • Lynn Unruh, health economist at the University of Central Florida
  • Lorenzo Canizares, Labor Community Alliance of South Florida
  • Lisa Joseph, labor leader with SEIU and organizer with Fight for $15 in Florida

Join us from the comfort of your home. Bring your questions! Bring your ideas!

Cosponsoring organizations: Florida Medicare for All Organizing Committee, Public Citizen, Medicare for All Resolutions, Physicians for a National Health Program-Florida, Justice for All Network, Progressive Democrats of America Central Florida, Progressives for Democracy in America Central Florida, Florida's 6th District Healthcare Action Group, Seminole County Progressive Forum, Healthcare-NOW, HOPE CommUnity Center, One Payer States, Central Florida AFL-CIO

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