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Safety Net Action Committee

As a committee, we are committed to:

  • Working with faith groups and other organizations to explore and advance the cause of universal health care in the United States.
  • A shared belief that providing for affordable, high quality and universally accessible health care is a moral and ethical responsibility rooted in our Jewish texts and traditions.

Toward these goals, we plan to: 

  • Further educate ourselves and others
  • Do outreach and build alliances with other faith-based organizations
  • Sponsor educational events and take part in community actions that promote universal, affordable health care.

This past year we:

  • Sponsored a film and forum at Or Shalom on single payer and other options for universal health care.
  • Created an Or Shalom statement on the moral and ethical need for faith groups to become involved in the struggle for universal health care in the United States.

If you'd like to get involved, email our Social Action Fellow to get started!

Mon, December 10 2018 2 Tevet 5779