A Rally for Guaranteed Healthcare as a Human Right: Medicare for All

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When: 
Apr 29 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Where: 
March from Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson
Rally at Pasteur Memorial, 1901 W. Harrison Street
Chicago, IL
Overview: 

This event will close the international Beyond Reimagining conference at Malcolm X College.

Join the march: Leave Malcolm X College, 1900 W. Jackson Blvd, at 5:00 pm (gather at Damen and Van Buren according to the flyer).

Join the rally: Louis Pasteur Momunent, 1901 West Harrison Street, 5:30 pm. 

ISPC Chicago and PNHP Illinois are co-sponsors. 

If your organization would like to co-sponsor the rally, please contact Anne Scheetz, annescheetz@gmail.com, as soon as possible, for more information. 

Malcolm X College is wheelchair accessible. 

PNHP press release here

From the organizers:

Our speakers for the rally include:

  • Nahiris M. Bahamón, M.D., resident in pediatrics at University of Chicago and a board adviser for Physicians for a National Health Program
  • Paul Pierre, M.D., Partners in Health
  • Linda Rae Murray, M.D., M.P.H,, former Chief Medical Officer, Cook County Public Health Department
  • Claudia Fegan, M.D., executive medical officer for the Cook County Health and Hospital System and chief medical officer at John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital of Cook County; national coordinator, Physicians for a National Health Program
  • Pastor Emma Lorenzo, Lincoln United Methodist Church

If you have a white coat or scrubs, wear them to the march so we can make a strong visual impact.

 

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