To win progressive change, including a healthcare system that puts people over profit, we need to build a bigger “we” — a broad and powerful base of people who will fight for democratic control and systems that work for all of us. Center for Health Progress staff and eight of our leaders recently joined 900+ […]
Hundreds of years after the creation of whiteness in the United States, the 1%–elite whites who are accumulating mass amounts of wealth on our backs–are still banking on us not seeing our shared struggles. They are counting on me, as a white person, to continue to focus on the suffering of others instead of recognizing my own stake in this fight.
We’ve been knocking on doors, setting up one-to-one conversations, and have met with more than 500 people, as we build our base of leaders.
Building Community Power to Reclaim Health Nonprofit Quarterly recently highlighted Center for Health Progress’ legislative win and our power building strategy, in the second installment in a five-part series, Reclaiming Control: The History and Future of Choice in Our Health. Dr. Sonia Sarkar of Healing Capital examines how organizers have reclaimed control over health at both the […]
When schools shifted to remote learning at the beginning of the pandemic, there was an overwhelming sense of loss for kids. This included loss of routine, social experiences, support for disabled and neurodivergent students, and food security. Almost two years later, teachers are reporting signs of trauma in their students. Online learning and frequent quarantines […]