Defending Democracy with Informed Community Action in WNC

Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world.

— Dolores Huerta

Healthcare

The Action Team is dedicated to educating ourselves and others on the specifics of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with the intention of preserving and improving it, or replacing it with a better alternative. We are also looking at the health system as a whole and the ways that it can be improved by challenging Big Pharma, and the policies that continue to treat medicine as commodity.

If you are interested in learning more or joining our team, you may reach us at healthcare@indivisibleavl.org.

FOCUS GROUPS

  • The Affordable Care Act (ACA)
  • Big Pharma
  • Single Payer System
  • Medicaid

ACTIONS

  • Write to and call our Representatives in DC, NC, and in our districts to voice our concerns about the healthcare system
  • Become more knowledgeable about the various healthcare systems in our country and outside the U.S.
  • Write articles/opinions for the local press
  • Attend meetings and seminars involving healthcare in the U.S.
  • Invite speakers to our informational meetings
  • Keep  each other up-to-date on legislatures' statements, views,  votes and actions
  • Educate ourselves on the specific differences between the Affordable Care Act and the replacement plan proposed by the Congress and the President

Nominee Sam Clovis – Unqualified!

Sam Clovis is not an agricultural scientist nor is he an agricultural economist nor does he appear qualified for a position that, by law, must be drawn from “among distinguished scientists with specialized training or significant experience in agricultural research, education and economics" Mr. Clovis holds a B.S. in political science, an MBA and a PhD in public administration. The post for which he is nominated has traditionally been occupied by individuals with advanced degrees in science or medicine.
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