Prior to Oregon UU Voices for Justice having our annual conference, the broad established four board campaigns for the coming year. At the annual conference, we affirmed the board's decision and established work groups under each of these campaigns and identified the specific issues we want to work on during the coming year.
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Lead: Dave Hyde
- Criminal Justice
- Solidarity with indigenous people
- Health Care for All Oregonians
- Death Penalty
Health Care for All Oregonians
The LUnd Report on the Oregon State sponsored report on 4 healthcare system options.
Exec. Summary of the Rand Report
Oregon's Options to Overhaul Health Care Financing - Health Care Reform 2.0?
"RAND concluded that more people could be covered under a single payer system with a higher quality of care for the same amount of money that’s being spent currently. Their analysis also concluded that providers would see their reimbursement levels decrease, which may not necessarily be true, said Dembrow because there would be fewer administrative hurdles under a single payer system." Quote from the article following about Sen Dembrow's legislation.
And here is article on Sen Dembrow's legislation for next steps based on the RAND Report. Read it here.
Posted May 13, 2017
Show Healthcare Movies at Your Congregation or Have a House Party at Your Home
One good way to educate people on the need for and benefits of expanded healthcare for all is to show a movie!
(Click movie title for more info on each)
Now’s the Time: Beyond Obamacare
A new film from Laurie Simons and Terry Sterrenberg, producers of The Healthcare Movie.
Now’s the Time explores the aftermath of Obamacare’s implementation through interviews, animations and exposé. This new documentary film will tell the story of the drama, struggle, and success of the movement towards health care equity. It will lift the fog of resignation and inspire viewers to action.
FIX It: Healthcare at the Tipping Point
..a powerful new documentary that reaches across the political and ideological divide to expand support for major health care reform.