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Talking Healthcare with Chris Murphy – Saturday at 11:30 AM

meet-chris-murphy-the-freshman-senator-on-a-personal-crusade-against-the-nraThis just in from Ben Florsheim ’14, whose stylish new haircut is matched only by his stylish new jacket:

Join WesDems, Wesleyan Young Advocates, and the Community Health Center for a conversation with U.S. Senator Chris Murphy about the Affordable Care Act, getting covered, and other topics. Bring your questions about healthcare and Chris’s other work in the Senate. Coffee and breakfast will be provided.

Chris Murphy was elected to represent Connecticut in the United States Senate in 2012 after serving three terms in Congress. He is a leading voice for progressive causes and is currently the youngest senator.

Date: Saturday, February 8
Time: 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Place: Woodhead Lounge (ESC184)

Affordable Care Act Outreach


From Marshal Lawler ’16:

Want to help sign Middletown residents up for health insurance under the new health law?

Come to PAC 001 from 5:30pm to 6:30pm on Monday the 27th for a first meeting of the year. We’re planning our first outreach event which will be in Meriden. This should be only the first of many events.

This is a great opportunity for people who want to get involved with Connecticut politics/public health!

Date: Monday, January 27
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Place: PAC 001

U.S. Health Care Reform: Images and Realities of Costs, Quality, and Access


From the Center for the Study of Public Life, Jennifer Enxuto has an announcement:

Free and open to the public.

Three of the country’s leading specialists in health policy, economics and health communication will address the implementation and effects of the Affordable Care Act, and consider how political messaging by both proponents and opponents of the ACA is helping shape public opinion and frame the terms of the debate.

John Dankosky, News Director of WNPR and radio host of “Where We Live” (CT Public Broadcasting Network) will moderate a question/answer discussion with the panelists and audience following the presentations.

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Place: Powell Family Cinema
Cost: Free!

Read about the panelists after the jump!

How About that Affordable Care Act?

Coming from Charlie Smith ’15:

Come discuss the ins and outs of the ACA with Wes Students for a Free

We will discuss alternatives to the ACA, how it came to be, what it
does, and ultimately the merit of program.

Hope to see you there!

Date: Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Time: 6:30-7:40 PM
Place: Usdan 114