Massachusetts Miracle

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Health Justice for Boston/Salud con Justicia para Boston ~ No. 32. Summer/Verano 2017

End Medical Redlining
Fin al relego médico ~ Justicia para el Acceso a la Salud en Boston

Health Justice for Boston/Salud con Justicia para Boston ~ No. 30. Fall/Otoño 2016

A Vision for Black Lives
Policy Demands for Black Power, Freedom & Justice

Health Justice for Boston/Salud con Justicia para Boston ~ No. 29. Summer/Verano 2016

Brigham Nurses Settle Contract at Last Minute, Avert Strike

The nurses’ negotiating team and Brigham & Women’s Hospital executives reached a tentative agreement hours before a one-day strike on June 27th. Executives threatened to lock out striking nurses for an additional four days if agreement wasn’t reached in time. The 3300 union members later voted overwhelmingly to approve the settlement, which preserves the traditional single-tier benefit arrangement, and provides wage adjustments and heightened safety. Three basic factors led to this settlement:

Health Justice for Boston/Salud con Justicia para Boston ~ No. 28. Spring/Primavera 2016

Nurses & Allies Challenge Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Partners Health Care

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 24. December 2015

Steward Healthcare Clarifies Priorities

Salud con Justicia para Boston ~ Número 24. Diciembre 2015

El sistema de Healthcare Steward ha definido sus prioridades

Salud con Justicia para Boston ~ Número 23. Noviembre 2015

¡Gracias Concejal Yancey!

Salud con Justicia para Boston ~ Número 22. Octubre 2015

Las acciones hablan más fuerte que las palabras

En las últimas semanas ha crecido la lucha por tener una sociedad justa y saludable. Esto se ha demostrado en las acciones en que miles de personas han participado en el área de Boston.

Hace poco la campaña para detener la acción de los ricos para remodelar áreas muy deprimidas (Gentrification curbing) de la Asociación Progresista China, impactó en Chinatown. Fueron muchas  personas que marcharon detrás de una manta que llamaba a los residentes a: ¨permanecer, reclamar y reconstruir nuestra comunidad¨. La petición aun está activa, y si quiere apoyar puede llamar al número 617 - 357 - 4499.

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 23. November 2015

Thank You, Councillor Yancey!

Tanya King of the Massachusetts Nurses Association is seen here signing up Councillor Yancey on the petition for the 2014 ballot question which would have held hospital administrators accountable for safe staffing to protect patients. Charles Yancey has fought for decades for our schools, our safety and our health. He has been our strongest voice on the Boston City Council in opposing Boston University’s drive to work on our planet’s deadliest germs in its laboratories on Albany Street in the heart of the community and near Boston Medical Center, our premier safety-net hospital.

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 20. August 2015

Medicare & Medicaid’s 50th Birthday!

Boston Got to Celebrate Twice!

Down & Dirty

Down & Dirty

Sandy Eaton, RN, CommonHealth, Spring 2015

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 19. July 2015

Happy 50th, Medicare!

July 30th is the fiftieth anniversary of Medicare & Medicaid.
You're invited to come celebrate with us.

Thursday, July 30th ~ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Massachusetts State House ~ Senate Reading Room
Third Floor ~ Across from Senate Chambers
Music, Speakers & Cake!

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 18. June 2015

2024 Olympics & Franklin Park

Health Justice for Boston ~ Number 17. May 2015

Upsurge in Organized Fight Against BU Biolab!

Interview with Representative Gloria Fox:

HJB: Representative Fox, could you say a few words about the proposed BU Biolab?

Representative Gloria Fox, Roxbury: Historically, I have challenged the validity of having a Level 4 Biolab in the heart of the community. The issue of public safety is paramount. I have just introduced additional legislation (H.1945) demanding that the Department of Public Health address the legitimate concerns of the community point by point.

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