New York is closer than any state to passing legislation for universal, publicly-financed, health care. This is largely due to coordinated, intentional and sustained statewide basebuilding paired with consistent gains for progressives winning elected office. Watch this video to learn more about the campaign for universal, publicly-financed, health care in New York and nationally. The panelists discuss what is working and what needs improvement, and propose a path forward for building power to win this core progressive political demand.
This panel was was part of Netroots Nation’s 2021 virtual conference, and moderated by Ben Palmquist of Partners for Dignity & Rights. Panelists were State Senator Jabari Brisport, New York’s 25th District; Yuling Koh Hsu, Co-Director, Campaign for New York Health; Ursula Rozum, Co-Director, Campaign for New York Health; Mariana Pineda, Member, Campaign for New York Health.