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SoCal Lobby Day

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Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM (PST)

SoCal Lobby Day

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The California Health Professional Student Alliance’s (CaHPSA) Lobbying Activities will be structured differently than they have been in previous years. Since the Single Payer movement in the state of California does not have a single payer bill to lobby for, we see this as a unique opportunity to create an advocacy strategy that educates students across the state, while simultaneously contributing to the strategic plan to reach single payer in California put forth by the other members of the AllCare Alliance. CaHPSA’s strategy is to lobby local city and county governments and school districts to pass a resolution that will urge Sacramento to pass state legislation for single payer in the next session.


Day 1: Student Leadership and Training Conference 

Saturday, January 11th 2013


11:00 AM  – 11:45 PM      Registration and Lunch 


11:45 PM – 12:00 PM         Legislative Team Meet and Greet  



12:00 PM  – 12:10 PM  Welcome Remarks


12:10 PM  – 1:05 PM    The Current State of Healthcare in the US: An Update on the Affordable Care Act and an Intro to Single Payer


1:10 PM   2:00 PM         Workshop 1: 

A: Overview/Basics of Lobbying/Legislative Leadership  Training 


2:05PM  – 2:10 PM  Break  


2:10 PM  – 3:20 PM       Workshop 2:

Organizing Your Legislative Visit/Team Logistics Planning/Mock Lobby Activities


3:20PM –  3:25 PM  Break


3:30 PM  – 4:20 PM  Social Responsibility of Health Professionals Panel moderated by 


4:30 PM  – 5:20 PM  CA Single Payer 5-Yr Plan and Grassroots Organizing Panel

5:30 PM  – 5:45 PM  Closing Remarks


6:00PM  – ???Social Event


Day 2: Day of Action—March, Rally, Legislative Visits 

Monday, January 13, 2013

11:00 – 1pm 


10:45 AM  – 11:00 AM     Gather at Pershing Square


11:00AM   – 11:45 AM March (Pershing Square to LA City Hall) 


11:45 AM  – 1:00 PM     Rally at City Hall


1:30 PM  – 5:00 PMLegislative Visits with Legislators

Two day event includes:


Southern California 


(Jan 11): Training Day features collaboration between health professional student leaders, physicians, public officials and health policy experts. Our goal is for students to learn about single-payer health care and  prepare an effective meeting with their legislators. 


(Jan 13): Day of Action is the actual Lobby Day, and it starts with a march through downtown Los Angeles from Pershing Square to the steps of the Los Angeles City Hall where we will hold a huge rally. We will then go inside City Hall and the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors office to tell our elected officials why we care so much about the fundamental right to healthcare and ask them to support our resolution for universal healthcare via single payer or medicare for all. 




  • Take advantage of the Early Bird Special for $20 (prices will increase as the event date approahces.)
  • Look out for weekly discount codes on the CaHPSA Facebook Page.
  • Become a member of CaHPSA to receive various benefits. Its free!
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When & Where

Keith Administration Building
Mayer Auditorium
1975 Zonal Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089

Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 11:00 AM (PST)

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