Hundreds of Nebraskans to Rally for Health Care Reform at State Capitol
Nebraskans are expected to turn out and demonstrate their support for
comprehensive health care reform this year. The "Vote Yes" rally, taking place on Tuesday, August 25th from 6-7 p.m., will mark the largest
public action in Nebraska to date around the national health care debate.
leaders will stress the need for reform at the State Capitol (west side on 14th Street) by visually representing key facts in a
call-and-response style rally for action. The themed event is intended to put
positive pressure on our Members of Congress to stand up for Nebraskans and
pass landmark reform this year ensuring affordable, quality health care for
current and future generations.
Groups representing every constituency, including cancer survivors, retired persons, communities of color, faith leaders, small business owners and ranchers and farmers unite to call for affordable health care for all Americans. Rally sponsors include AARP Nebraska, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network Nebraska, AFL-CIO, Center for People in Need, Center for Rural Affairs, Change to Win, Interfaith Workers Justice, League of Women's Voters Lancaster County, Nebraska Alliance for Healthcare Reform, Nebraska Appleseed, Nebraska Association of Social Workers, Nebraska Health Care for America Now, Nebraska State Education Association, Organizing for America, SEIU Change That Works Nebraska.