Medicaid For All

Medicaid For All

Columbia, SC

On March 23rd, 2019 supporters took to the State House demanding that South Carolina expand Medicaid. South Carolina is one of 14 states that elected not to expand Medicaid nationally. The event was live streamed followed by a “die in” on the State House grounds.

Speakers

Keynote Speaker
John Pavlovitz @johnpavlovitz
Writer, pastor, and activist from North Carolina. A 20-year veteran in the trenches of local church ministry, John is committed to equality, diversity, and justice—both inside and outside faith communities.

Pastor Tim Bupp @ReformationCAE
Reformation Lutheran Church, Columbia SC
Opening prayer, Matthew 25

Arik Bjorn @arikbjorn ‏
Public Librarian, former Congressional Candidate
Welcoming remarks, the humanity of expanding Medicaid in SC

Mal Hyman @Mal4Congress ‏
Professor of Sociology, Coker College
The need for a national health care plan.

Vicki Ringer @vickiringer ‏
Director of Public Affairs, Planned Parenthood South Atlantic
SC Medicaid funding for women’s health services.

Susan Berkowitz @AppleseedSC
Director of South Carolina Appleseed
Proposed SC Medicaid work requirements.