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Nurse holding sign "We need Medicare for All"

National Nurses United to Host Strategy Call on Medicare for All, Need for Systemic Reform

Before summer’s end, an estimated 27 million people will lose their health insurance due to the COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to the 29 million who were uninsured before this pandemic even began. In response to the dire need for systemic reform, National Nurses United will be hosting a Summer Strategy Call for thousands of activists across the country.

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NNU Executive Director, Bonnie Castillo, RN at bill introduction

It's time for legislators to prove democracy exists by passing Medicare for All

We nurses know and believe that this is the best bill at the right time for moving America forward. Jayapal’s legislation is the most comprehensive to date, including all primary care, hospital and outpatient services

NNU Executive Director, Bonnie Castillo, RN, Contributing to The Hill
March 4, 2019

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Nurses hold signs "Racism is a Public Health Crisis"

This Juneteenth, celebrating Black freedom means caring about Black health

“I can’t breathe,” Gary Fowler told three different metro Detroit emergency departments, as he begged for a COVID-19 test. He was dismissed and turned away each time. On April 7, 2020, sitting up in a recliner because breathing was so difficult, he died at age 56.

Bonnie Castillo, Executive Director of National Nurses United
June 18, 2020

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