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Submitted by Administrator on September 25, 2017
Nurses outside hold signs "Protect Nurses, Patients, Public Health"

We treat Covid patients. Here's why the 'pandemic of the unvaccinated' narrative is wrong.

As advocates for public health, registered nurses want to be extremely clear: There is no such thing as a pandemic of the unvaccinated.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United
September 7, 2021

Nurse holds signs "Prioritize Public Health"

Still deadly pandemic is worst time to close a Los Angeles hospital

Amid a still raging Covid-19 pandemic the timing could not be worse for the rush to close another Los Angeles hospital.

Cathy Kennedy, RN
February 12, 2021

Nureses striking outside hospital

Why I am striking

Everyone in San Joaquin County needs to know why the county’s nurses are striking.

Marisa Lozano, RN
October 9, 2020

NNU Logo

Hundreds of union nurses convene online to call for transformative change

To claim our power, hundreds of nurses came together online Sept. 9–12, along with some incredible activists and allies, during the first-ever virtual convention for the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee (CNA/NNOC). The convention, entitled “Year of the nurse,” underscored how deeply our struggles are united, across states, across backgrounds, and even around the world, as we fight for transformative change.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United
September 15, 2020

• CNA/NNOC

Nurses hold signs "Save Lives"

A clear choice on labor and workers’ rights in November

There are many reasons nurses believe President Trump is hazardous to our health. And from his abysmal failure to stop the spread of COVID-19 and his authoritarian behavior — to racial justice and police violence, health care, the climate crisis, gender justice, and immigration — critical issues for the November election are lining up.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United
September 6, 2020