January 30, 2017
Restore America’s Promise (RAP) Conference February 3, 2017
NYSARA is part of the RAP group which includes the Healthcare Action Network (HCAN), Center for Independence of the Disabled in NY, Citizen Action of NY, Fiscal Policy Institute, Hunger Action Network, Metro Health Care for All, NY Statewide Senior Action, 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers among other groups concerned. NYSARA President Barry Kaufmann will be speaking on Social Security.
RAP is a statewide campaign focused on federal budget issues as they affect health care, human services, our social contract and safety net, and jobs and economic development.
HCAN is a national campaign focused on defending federal health care programs such as the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, Medicaid, children’s health insurance, and family planning.
Topics to be discussed:
• The latest news from DC
• What’s expected in 2017
• NY state Congressional targets for our work together
• Key advocacy strategies to do and share Forming teams and activities in our home regions