Put People First! Pennsylvania Members Fight to Keep Hospital Open

Put People First! Pennsylvania Members Fight to Keep Hospital Open

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Publication Date: 
January 28, 2019
Author: 
Tammy Rojas
Organization Title: 
Put People First! Pennsyvlania

January 28, 2019
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Lancaster Residents Dig in for a Fight To Keep UPMC Open
Put People First! PA - Lancaster Healthcare Rights Committee to rally
at office of Lancaster County Commissioners

 

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On MLK Day: Add Your Name Supporting A New Social Contract

On MLK Day: Add Your Name Supporting A New Social Contract

Today we are honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King. How to best honor that legacy remains a burning question for people of conscience committed to social justice. We believe Dr. King's own words offer the best guidance, especially those towards the end of his short life where he calls for a transformational compassion. In his 1967 speech Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence at Riverside Church, Dr. King boldly recognizes that:

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Mainers organize to defend Medicaid

Mainers organize to defend Medicaid

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Publication Date: 
December 21, 2018

The Southern Maine Workers' Center issued the following statement in response to the the sudden pre-holiday announcement by the Trump administration that it has approved a waiver from outgoing Maine Governor Paul LePage that is designed to push people out of MaineCare, Maine's Medicaid program.

 

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Press Release: Students of Color and Community Organizations From Across the Country Respond to Federal Commission on School Safety Findings

Press Release: Students of Color and Community Organizations From Across the Country Respond to Federal Commission on School Safety Findings

STATEMENT: Federal Commission Responds to Anything But School Safety

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NESRI Supports Love Knows No Borders: A Moral Call for Migrant Justice

NESRI Supports Love Knows No Borders: A Moral Call for Migrant Justice

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Courage and Commitment on Human Rights Day

Courage and Commitment on Human Rights Day

Today marks the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, celebrated each year as Human Rights Day. This year, we are reflecting on the kind of courage and commitment we all need so that human rights and authentic democracy define our future.  

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NESRI Joins With People's Demands for Climate Justice

NESRI Joins With People's Demands for Climate Justice

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What do the midterm election results mean for health care?

What do the midterm election results mean for health care?

Media Coverage/Press Release Details
Publication Date: 
November 15, 2018

The 2018 midterm election was a big one, with candidates running on starkly different visions for the country, major ballot initiatives, and the highest voter turnout in a midterm election in more than 50 years. Health care was a key issue in many candidate's races and in key ballot initiatives, so how might the election affect state and federal health care policy over the next two years?

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NESRI Statement on the Killings at the Tree of Life * Or L’Simcha Congregation

NESRI Statement on the Killings at the Tree of Life * Or L’Simcha Congregation

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Publication Date: 
October 29, 2018

We grieve with the Jewish community after the killings at the Tree of Life * Or L’Simcha Congregation in Pittsburgh, PA.  As in Charleston, hate and violence entered a welcoming place of worship killing primarily elders that anchored a community. The inhumanity and horror of the murders cannot be overstated, and we stand in deep solidarity with the Jewish community. 

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NESRI Statement on the Killing of Maurice Stallard and Vickie Lee Jones in Jeffersontown, Kentucky

NESRI Statement on the Killing of Maurice Stallard and Vickie Lee Jones in Jeffersontown, Kentucky

Media Coverage/Press Release Details
Publication Date: 
October 28, 2018

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