Hear from two of New York’s strongest proponents for universal healthcare: Senator Bill Perkins and Marva Wade from the New York State Nurses Association.
We will go over the policy and the politics of the NY Health Act we will discuss our plan to win passage, and most importantly, you will learn how you can be part of winning univeral healthcare in New York, one and for all!
Senator Bill Perkins is the lead Senate sponsor of the New York Health Act (S3525). A lifelong resident ofHarlem, Bill Perkins started his political career as a community activist and is known for his unyielding commitment to serving the community. In 2016, he was a Bernie Sanders delegate to the Democratic National Convention.
Marva Wade, RN, is a First Vice President of NYSNA. NYNSA has for decades support legislation to implement universal healthcare.
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