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January 24 Health Care Action

5 Minute Actions from Together We Will North Carolina (TWW-NC)

Health care education/action posts are written by Katrina Wesson & other volunteers with Healthcare for All, Y’all (, in association with HPTA (

Don’t miss TWWNC’s Blue Moon 2.0 Announcement Facebook livestream on Jan 31:

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Healthcare for Everyone

A short film featuring audio excerpts from a speech given by Dr. Aparna Jonnal at the Healthcare for All, Y’all event that was held in Chapel Hill, NC on Nov. 14, 2017. Dr. Jonnal is an emergency physician and primary care provider. She talks about how she believes providing healthcare to all U.S. citizens can help unite our fragmented and deeply divided society.

WATCH:  “Weaving Together Our Unraveling Society” 



Confederate Monuments

Members of HPTA have been supporting the effort to remove Confederate monuments in North Carolina.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is host to a Confederate Soldier’s Memorial, also known as “Silent Sam”. Student groups kicked off a protest in mid-August, 2017, asking the University to remove the statue on the basis that it glorifies white supremacy.

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This is Where The Magic Happens

The true HOT BED of North Carolina politics — The State Legislative Building. Recently, we were in the vicinity for the first Redistricting Committee Meeting, which was held in an adjacent office building. We got the chance to peek into the Legislative Building when nobody was in session  … the place was completely deserted. What an pleasure to explore in silence.

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Anti-Gerrymandering Display at NCGA


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district 48HPTA attended the first meeting of the new Redistricting Committee on July 26th , 2017. To show support for redistricting reform, we filled a coffin with images of the 28 illegal racially gerrymandered NC legislative districts from 2011. We offered up the idea that Democracy was DEAD in those districts, a fact that is really something to mourn.  HPTA issued the following statement:

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