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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Florida nurses holding sign

Florida Nurses Fight to Ban Fracking, Protect the Planet

Several National Nurses Organizing Committee RNs representing Florida's Gulf Coast traveled to the state capital in Tallahassee March 13 to call on their lawmakers to ban fracking. There are currently five bills in Florida’s House and Senate that call for a ban on fracking, but several of the bills have loopholes that will allow big oil to start fracking in the Sunshine State.

National Nurses United
March 11, 2019
Volunteers with NNU’s disaster relief project, the RN Response Network, assess California wildfire damage.

On International Women’s Day, Let’s Honor the ‘Caring Professions’ for What They Are: Warriors

When the deadliest wildfire in California history wiped an entire city off the map last November, volunteer registered nurses cancelled their Thanksgiving plans, strapped on respirators

National Nurses United
March 8, 2019
Medicare For All

Thousands of people attended #MedicareForAll barnstorm events across the country!

Nurses across the country are off to a great start with a grassroots movement to demand Medicare for All.

Pattie Lockard, Nurse Talk Radio
February 20, 2019
Nurses and allies at barnstorm

The people will win Medicare for All. Thousands united this week to prove it.

They showed up because our broken health care system killed their brothers. They came out because their life choices are paralyzed by the need to pay for insulin.

Bonnie Castillo, RN, Executive Director of National Nurses United
February 15, 2019
Nurse holding Medicare for All sign

Profit-driven health care is killing the dreams of young people. Young people are fighting back.

Briana Moss, 30, grew up in Dyersville, Iowa, site of the “field of dreams” (from the 1989 movie).

National Nurses United
February 9, 2019