Progressive New England organizations to celebrate first Grassroots New England Endorsement at Sanders 2016 Healthcare Rally

CONTACTS:

James Haslam, 802-272-0882, james@radvt.org

Aly Johnson-Kurts, 802-595-9593, aly@radvt.org

Samantha James, 650-646-8569, samantha@newheightscommunications.com

Progressive New England organizations to celebrate first Grassroots New England Endorsement at Sanders 2016 Healthcare Rally

Rights and Democracy, the first grassroots group in the Northeast to endorse Senator Sanders, will join with progressive voices to support Senator Sanders’ universal healthcare plan on Saturday. The group will be joined by several other progressive organizations, demonstrating the breadth of Senator Sanders support in New Hampshire.

“Senator Sanders has brought together the progressive voices of New Hampshire and Vermont to stand behind one vision, one hope of what our country can look like,” said James Haslam, director of Rights and Democracy. “The Senator shares Rights and Democracy’s core vision of an economically just society, built by grassroots initiatives and the individuals willing to band together to fight for change – like those individuals that make up Rights and Democracy.”

 

WHAT: Rights & Democracy endorsement celebration and Sanders 2016 healthcare rally.

WHEN: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 11 am.

WHERE: Salem, New Hampshire. 254 North Broadway, Salem, NH (Outside Salem Sanders Field Offices)

WHO: Progressive organizations, including Rights and Democracy, National Nurses United, Massachusetts Nurses Association, Maine Nurses Association.

Speakers will include:

- Karen Higgins, Co Chair of National Nurses United

- Mari Cordes, VP of Healthcare for AFT-Vermont and leader of Rights & Democracy (VT + NH).

- Cokie Giles RN, Maine State Nurses Association NNU

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