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St. Olaf Healthcare Discussion Event with Rose Roach - 12/6/16
Submitted by Steve Janusz on Thu, 12/01/2016 - 5:24pm
Rose Roach, Executive Director, of the Minnesota Nurses Association (MNA) will lead a discussion on the political issues with Minnesota healthcare reform. The discussion takes place at St. Olaf Dec. 6th, 5:30pm in Buntrock Commons Black Ballroom. The event is hosted by St. Olaf College’s Political Awareness Committee (PAC), a branch of the Student Government Association.
Ms. Roach was a strong voice in the recent nurses’ strike with Allina Health and has ongoing participation on the Governor’s Health Care Financing Task Force. A passionate advocate for healthcare justice, Rose is a national speaker on single payer healthcare as a means to achieve healthcare as a human right.
We as a country are experiencing ongoing consolidation and rising costs in our healthcare system. The recent election is bringing healthcare financing reform back to the forefront. Come learn more, ask questions and comment on this important issue.