Month: September 2017

‘Millions’ Fewer Would Have Coverage

‘Millions’ Fewer Would Have Coverage Under GOP Health Bill, Says CBO Analysis by Alison Kodjak, NPR Health Policy Correspondent, Science Desk   The proposal the Senate is considering that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would result in millions losing health insurance and a $133 billion reduction in the deficit by 2026, according to …

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WEEKLY CALLS FOR SEPTEMBER 25

There’s only one call request this week but it’s crucial.  Calls from across the country are makng a difference! Oppose the Graham-Cassidy Bill The deadline for passing the Graham-Cassidy (healthcare replacement bill) Bill is this Saturday, 9/30.  Even though it might appear to be an uphill battle for the bill to be passed by then, …

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Contact Your City Council Rep!

From Councilmember Julie Eiselt, a clarification regarding the email sent to CWM Members Friday, Sept 22nd: The (clinic on Latrobe Dr) topic is NOT on the City Council agenda for the Monday night council meeting. There are citizens on the Wait List for the Public Forum portion of the meeting, that would like to speak …

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Calls for Week of Sept 17

Call to oppose the Graham-Cassidy Bill, to support stabilization of the ACA, and on DACA: to insist on a legislative solution protecting Dreamers. Important phone numbers listed below! NC Senators:  Thom Tillis (202-224-6342 & 704-509-9087) Richard Burr (202-224-3154 & 800-685-8916) SC Senators:  Lindsey Graham (202-224-5972 & 804-250-1417) Tim Scott (202-224-6121 & 864-233-5366)  NC Representatives: Robert Pittenger (202-225-1976 & 704-362-1060) Alma Adams (202-225-1510 & 704-344-9950) Ted Budd (202-225-4531) …

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Dreamers Need Your Voice!

Call on Your Representatives and Congressional Leaders to Protect Dreamers and Support the Dream Act of 2017. On September 5th the Trump Administration rescinded the DACA program. Hundreds of thousands of young Americans need your voice! We are asking each of you to take few minutes to call your Senators and Representative and tell them you …

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Mental Health: A Community in Crisis

  What does mental health justice look like in Charlotte? How can we remove the stigma facing anyone with mental illness? A year after Keith Lamont Scott’s death and the subsequent community uprising, Charlotte still faces significant gaps in mental health treatment for those in poverty and otherwise living on the margins. Join us for …

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