Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Sept 13th Mtg: National Health Care Reform: Can "Obama-Care" Solve the Health Care Crisis?

The Center For Inquiry/Chicago is pleased to present:
National Health Care Reform:
Can "Obama-Care" Solve the Health Care Crisis?

with guest presenter Helen Redmond of the
Chicago Single-Payer Action Network

(Please note that this is a MORNING session.)

Sunday - September 13th - 10:30 AM
UIC, University Center East building
750 S. Halsted (UIC campus), Room 613 (our usual place)

This lecture will examine the current health care crisis, the politics of health care reform, who the major players are, President Obama's health care legislation, and Congressman John Conyers's legislation, H.R. 676 - the United States National Health Care Act - which would create a single-payer health care system in the United States.
Helen Redmond is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Alcohol and other Drug Counselor (CADC). She has worked as a medical social worker for 15 years. Currently, she is employed at Fantus Clinic which is part of the ambulatory care health network of Cook County.  Ms. Redmond writes about numerous aspects of the health care crisis and is a regular contributor to Counterpunch, International Socialist Review, Social Work Today and Socialist Worker. Ms Redmond speaks frequently on health care and is a founding member of Chicago Single-Payer Action Network (CSPAN.) She blogs at
Please join us for this interesting meeting.  This MORNING session will include the main presentation, a Q&A session, and usually some additional time for a roundtable discussion!  We provide the hot coffee and we very much appreciate pastry and snack donations.

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