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Education Get-Away

The weekend includes guest speakers, education, opportunities to network, share and strategize, and have fun!

Friday June 21 - Sunday June 23

Check in: 3 pm Check out: 11 am

A weekend educational to be held in the beautiful town of Port Elgin on the shore of Lake Huron, it is an exciting opportunity for Health Coalition members and supporters to come together, discuss the threat to our public health care system and how we can safeguard and improve it.


Choose one of the following classes which will run for the day on Saturday:


1.      Building a Social Movement & Community Organizing These skills are transferable to all kinds of organizations & local unions. We will cover how to do community outreach and organizing, how to recruit more people, how to engage volunteers, and ultimately how to build the movement to safeguard & expand Public Medicare that cannot be ignored.


2.      Privatization 101 A primer on health care privatization. What is public & what is privatization? Who benefits? Who is pushing it? Who is harmed? Why do we oppose it? Everything you need to know to be comfortable talking about public health care & privatization.


3.      Taxes and Public Service We pay for health & public services through taxes and cuts are threatening all of them. Taxes actually create equity. This course covers the growing gap in wages, income & wealth. How bad is it? What do tax cuts mean? Who benefits? Everything you need to know about fair taxes, growing inequality & cuts to our public services.


4.      Train the Trainer 101 A primer for those who want to hold your own local educational and instruct the courses.


5.      Media and Social Media for Social Change Tools and techniques to use for traditional & social media.

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