Opportunities to Participate Guide
We want you to join us in the Health Care for All Oregon movement to create a comprehensive, equitable, affordable, publicly funded, high quality, universal health care system serving everyone in Oregon and the USA.
Do this now
One of the most important things you can do is to complete and submit the HCAO Involvement Opportunity Form. This makes it possible for HCAO to know how you want to participate and what skills you can put to the task. After you complete and submit this Form a member of HCAO will be in touch to answer your questions and provide additional information. In order to be successful, we need your participation. Please join us.
More ways to participate
Invite 8-10 friends or neighbors to a house party at your home to inform them about the campaign for Health Care as a Human Right. HCAO will provide you with a mentor and make it really easy. Contact Karen Baker, State House Party Coordinator
Encourage your labor union, community group, congregation or other organization to join HCAO. Contact Lou Sinniger,
Chairperson, Organizational Development
Write a letter to the editor
Have your photo taken in the HCAO photo petition campaign
Arrange for a speaker for your congregation, local service club or other organization; participate in a training to be a speaker. Contact Mike Huntington, Coordinator, Speaker’s Bureau
Participate in meetings with Oregon legislators. Contact Mark Kellenbeck, Chairperson, Legislative Committee
Make a personal donation to support HCAO activities
Assist with fundraising efforts to support Health Care for All-Oregon. Contact Linda Alband
Prepare your own ‘elevator speech’ and begin talking to people about the health care crisis
Read a book on health care reform. Suggested titles HERE
Organize a showing of a film or TV documentary about health care: T.R. Reid's “Sick Around the World” and “Sick Around America,” “The Healthcare Movie,” “SICKO,” and Dr. Paul Hochfeld's film “Health, Money and Fear””
Send in your hours!
HCAO is collecting the volunteer hours contributed by all participants. Please complete and submit the HCAO Volunteer Hours Form every month and be part of the movement to bring health care to all people in Oregon and the USA.
Jana Gregory, Statewide Follow-up Coordinator
HCAO, 619 SW 11th Avenue, Suite 121
Portland, OR 97205, Attn: Jana Gregory