SEIU - Granite Staters Ready for Leadership on Health Care Reform

CONCORD, NH - This Tuesday, Health Care Voters will gather with friends and family for President Obama's first address. They anticipate that President Obama will lay out a road map for getting our economy back on track and creating a health care system that provides all Americans with access to quality affordable health care.


WHO: Health Care Voters and Granite Staters


WHAT: Watch parties for President Obama's first address to a joint session of



WHERE: Betty Ward's Home

95 East Side Drive



State Employees' Association

105 North State Street



Bob Day's Home

14 Waterthorn Road


WHEN: Tuesday, February 24, 2009

8:30 PM



New Hampshire for Health Care is a grassroots organization made up of 80,000 Health Care Voters across the state who are pushing to create a health care system that provides quality, affordable care for all Americans.


Change That Works is a new state-by-state effort by the two-million member Service Employees International Union to bring economic relief to millions across the country, help fix the nation's broken health care system and guarantee workers can freely decide whether to join with their coworkers in a union. For more information, please visit






Seacoast for Change Will Highlight Opportunities To Support Inclusive Policies, Serve The Seacoast Community

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Organizers and volunteers from the Seacoast for Change Grassroots Network will meet on Wednesday, February 25 to share news and collect feedback about upcoming opportunities to make a difference in the Seacoast community and beyond. Guest speakers will include:

-- Israel Pierre, Seacoast area Field Organizer for NH for Health Care and the Change That Works campaign;

-- Karen Marzloff of Seacoast Local will talk about the potential to partner with Seacoast for Change on sustainability and community issues;

-- Robin Albert, Director of the United Way of the Greater Seacoast Volunteer Action Center, will discuss planning and participating in local community service projects;

-- NH Democratic Party staff will talk about what's at stake in the 2010 election, and how the grassroots action community can help shape the outcome.

Seacoast for Change organizers will also announce details of upcoming "Meet Your Legislators" events in Portsmouth, and plans for a series of community forums on women and working families in the NH economy.

Date & Time: Wednesday, February 25, 6:30-8:30 PM
Location: 104 Richards Avenue, Portsmouth NH

The event is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested: call 603.479.7217 or email



Seacoast for Change is a locally-grown, community-centered, 100% grassroots network for people who want to join together and work for change in New Hampshire's Seacoast region and beyond. Inspired by President Obama's call to civic responsibility and service to the greater good, our volunteers organize events and activities to connect members of the concerned community and promote purposeful collective action. For more information or to join our mailing list, email or visit our blog at