Obama is Committed to Health Reform

Posted December, 12 2008 by arianne

In yesterday’s press conference,  President-elect Obama officially welcomed Tom Daschle, Secretary for Health and Human Services.    In his address, Daschle highlighted the administrations new website—change.gov–encouraging people to visit the site and write in their thoughts on health reform.  In other news-Single Payer NY issued a press statement calling on the President elect to propose a single-payer […]

Congratulations Metro NY!

Posted December, 11 2008 by arianne

Last night, Metro New York Health Care for All Campaign (Metro NY)–a HCFANY member–celebrated its 15 year anniversary. Metro NY is a citywide multi-constituency health care justice coalition. HCFANY member, Eesha Pandit, of the MergerWatch Project, delivered the keynote address. At the gala, HCFANY member American Cancer Society was honored for community leadership. Other honorees included: New […]

Health Care on the Air

Posted December, 11 2008 by arianne

Tune in to WNYC’s Brian Lehrer show today at 10:20 AM  to hear HCFANY’s Elisabeth Benjamin discuss health care for all and health reform.

New York State Policy Conference

Posted December, 4 2008 by arianne

The Center for Working Families (CWF)–a HCFANY member–is hosting their second annual New York State Policy Conference. The conference will be December 12, 2008 from 9 AM to 3PM at the Kimmel Center, New York University. This gathering of elected officials, community advocates, constituency-based organizations and policy experts will discuss: restoring NYS tax fairness & […]