I spoke to Bylie Avery at the national speak out event, and we had a great conversation about why the act of speaking out on health care is so important.
The business manager at a small business tells of their researching insurance plans for their employees.
A woman recounts how an overlooked test in the diagnosis of breast cancer made the difference.
The first week of April I had the great opportunity to attend Merger Watch and Raising Womens Voices National Speak Out in NYC. We are collecting stories from those folks and will be putting them up, but first I wanted to make sure I put up my interview with one of the organizers Eesha Pandit from Merger Watch.
Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton on why womens voices are essential in the discussion of health care and its future.
BelowtheWaist.org is an online community for individuals and organizations interested in protecting and promoting reproductive health care. It offers multiple opportunities for social networking, commenting, sharing ideas and learning about others interested in these issues. It provides people with the opportunity to meet advocates, activists, leaders, practitioners, educators, and others throughout the nation who care about the future of reproductive freedom and health for all men and women. BelowtheWaist.org features a bi-weekly podcast that features reproductive health news and opinion, as well as interviews and discussions with individuals around the nation on timely topics. BelowtheWaist.org is a project of Family Planning Health Services in Wausau, WI.
Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need is a national initiative to support quality, affordable health care for all. They are working to raise women’s voices for the health care we need. Their goal is to engage a broad array of women’s health advocates in local, state and national health reform discussions to ensure that women’s concerns will be addressed and the health care we get will truly be health care for all. Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need is a collaborative partnership launched by The Avery Institute for Social Change; MergerWatch, and affiliate of Community Catalyst; and The National Women’s Health Network.