July Community Partner Highlight

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The Healthcare Education Project is a community-based advocacy organization that works in partnership with individuals, healthcare providers, and civic and religions leaders in neighborhoods to:

  •   Protect access to critical healthcare services
  •   Better understand the urgent healthcare issues facing our communities
  •   Educate our communities about the plight of the uninsured
  •   Advocate for universal coverage for all Americans

The Healthcare Education Project is a joint effort of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East and the Greater New York Hospital Association. Together, the two organizations represent 350,000 healthcare workers and over 250 non-for-profit hospitals, nursing homes and home providers. Health Education Projects Mission is to protect and expand access to quality, affordable healthcare for all Americans through education, advocacy, and coalition building.  Visit their website to learn more.