Out of Our Silos – Into the Streets! A Call to APHA Members and Friends, Oct 31

The Metropolitan Washington Public Health Association’s Health Disparities Committee invites you to a solidarity rally for workers, students, and health practitioners!

OUR VISION FOR HEALTHY COMMUNITIES

Jobs with good pay, benefits and working conditions.
Stable housing
Optimal conditions to be healthy
Opportunities to make meaningful contributions to the world
Health care for everyone – nobody out!

GET BACK TO OUR PUBLIC HEALTH ROOTS

Let’s move beyond research and health services to action.
Get back on the front lines fighting for better social conditions.
Demand universal health care and civil rights.
Protect the civil rights of all people.

"Got public health?"

FIGHT RACISM

The jobless rate for Latinos and African Americans is 30% in some parts of the United States.
Share the message that inequality hurts everyone’s health, not only those at the bottom.
Fighting injustice and defending one another improves health.

REJECT CAPITALISM

Ally with workers from all countries – not politicians
US capitalists and their politicians use cutbacks and racism to strengthen their profitability.
US CEOs make over 350 times the income of workers, yet businesses and Congress are slashing worker benefits and social programs to increase profitability and maintain their competitive
Public health workers must refuse to withhold or offer substandard care to anyone based on race, socio-economic class or immigration status.

For more information: kpomeran@gwu.edu or 202-994-3623

When: Monday, October 31 · 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Where: Washington Convention Center – March to the Verizon Center to support Verizon workers fighting for jobs and healthcare

Gather at New York Ave & 7th St NW
Washington, DC
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