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Affordable Care Act before House March 23, actions planned
From Illinois Protect Our Care Coalition
2017-03-21

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The Affordable Care Act repeal goes before the US House on Thursday, March 23. Phone actions are planned for Tuesday, March 21, social media for Wednesday, March 22, and street action on Thursday, March 23. urging our Representatives to vote No on Repeal.

Tuesday, March 21st ACA events:

Phone Banks:

Springfield at Schnucks 4:30-7:30pm

2801 Chatham Road, Springfield, Illinois in Community Room

FB www.facebook.com/events/689810624518055/ .

Phone Bank:

Edwardsville in Edwardsville Public Library

112 S. Kansas St, Edwardsville, Illinois

FB www.facebook.com/events/1407462782607406/ .

Phone Bank:

Bethany Union Church of Chicago 4pm-7pm

1750 W. 103rd St, Chicago, Illinois

FB https://www.facebook.com/events/642592045951750/

Phone Bank:

5301 N. Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 5:30-8:30pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/622765321264674/

ACA Rally: - Tuesday, March 21st

Emergency Rally @ Rep Peter Roskam's Barrington Office 5:30pm-6:30pm

100 South Hough Street, Barrington, Illinois ( NWOFA & Indivisible )

OFA.us event: https://my.ofa.us/page/event/detail/gsfm3b

Wednesday, March 22 events:

Social Media Action & Radio Call in Action -

1 - Ask local residents & activists to place calls into your local radio station's morning show and voice support for ACA as well your solidarity for the 24 Million Americans whose coverage hangs in the balance should ACA be repealed. Those callers getting on air please tell how this repeal will impact your life.

2 - Spread the word about the Facebook Live action on the radio and through all your social media channels statewide. Don't forget to invite your Facebook friends including your friends on Facebook nationwide.

Social Media Action

Please share and invite all your friends on FB to this & push throughout your social media channels statewide:

FACEBOOK LIVE: 24 Million/2:40 FB Live

FB - www.facebook.com/events/848468781968796/ .

"TrumpCare will leave 24 million people newly uninsured. So we want to let our members of Congress know that this isn't acceptable.

So to honor the 24 million, Illinois Protect Our Care Coalition encourages Facebook Live videos this Wednesday at 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday ( to honor the 24 million people ). Also check TWITTER HASHTAGS: #ILsaveACA.

Suggested message:

"Rep. _____, My name is ______. I am one of the 24 million that could use my health insurance if you vote for the reckless health care bill. I demand that you vote NO - keep your hands off my health care!" Please make a "call to action" to those watching to join us in the streets on Thursday at your nearest ObamaCare Rally District Action event!

And then ask FB followers to call members of Congress!

Don't forget to Call 5 friends and family asking them to attend your nearest rally event and through social media Wednesday night. Say you are going one Facebook and Twitter!

Thursday, March 23rd Events: ( by time of day )

18th LaHood - Springfield: 235 S Sixth St Springfield 12PM-1:PM Event Link

13th Davis - Champaign: 2004 Fox Dr Champaign 12PM-12:30PM Event Link

12th Bost - O'Fallon: 301 West State St O'Fallon 1PM-2:30PM Event Link

13th Davis - Decatur:243 S Water St Suite 100 Decatur 3PM — 4:15PM Event Link

18th LaHood - Peoria Peoria: 100 NE Monroe St #100 Peoria 3PM-4PM Event Link

15th/13th -Shimkus/Davis Maryville:15 Professional Park Dr Maryville 3PM—5PM Event Link

16th - Kinzinger Ottawa: 628 Columbus St, Suite 507 Ottawa 3PM — 5PM Event Link

14th Hultgren - Campton Hills 40W310 Lafox Rd, #F2 Campton Hills 4PM — 6PM Event Link

18th - DAVIS - TAYLORVILLE: 108 E Market Taylorville 5PM-5:45PM Event Link

PLEASE INVITE and spread the word by calls where possible and emailing local residents… please push events through your social media channels if possible. We need boots on the ground! Lets make this day an empowering day of actions statewide! Thank you for any help & support! Please spread the word, recruit and ensure we turn out our communities!


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