Week of August 31: (Today) Healthcare For All Pop-Ed session & Stopping utility shutoffs

Are you concerned about Healthcare access and affordability? Join CUFA and Connie Huynh of People's Action Monday at 6:30PM in CUFA's Popular Education session: Healthcare For All. Find out more about this and CUFA's efforts to stop utility shutoffs in this week's Activist Toolkit. 

Here are the top 3 actions you can take this week:

  1. Join us Monday, August 31 from 6:30-8:30PM to talk about how we can win Healthcare for everyone. CUFA's Popular Education Series continues with our session on a Healthcare for All with Connie Huynh of People's Action! Register for the Zoom here or watch live on CUFA's Facebook page during the event. 

  2. Ohio Citizen Action, our partners in the statewide campaign to stop utility shutoffs, is hosting two info sessions on efforts to repeal the nuclear bailout at the center of the Ohio Statehouse corruption scandal. The sessions are Thursday, Sept. 3 at 2:30 PM and 7:00 PM. Register for the session of your choice here. 

  3. Make sure you are registered to vote and make a plan for voting in the November 3 General Election. 

What's happening this week:

CUFA's Popular Education Series continues

Communities United For Action And People's Action will present a Popular Education series of virtual events to explore important topics as we organize for racial, social and economic justice July 20 - August 31. The events will be on Zoom and broadcast on Facebook Live. Each event is from 6:30-8:30 PM (EDT), every other Monday.

Find out more about the entire series here, download flyers to invite friends and family, and get registered to join us on Zoom for each session you'd like to attend. 

Watch: Racial Capitalism with Nigel Tann of People's Action.

Watch: Long-term Agenda: Regenerative Economy with Ben Ishibashi and Kaniela Ing of People's Action.

Date TBD: Homes Guarantee with John Washington from People's Action.

Register for August 31: Healthcare For All with Connie Huynh of People's Action. 

Here's what you need to know to make a plan to VOTE this November

Register, check or update your registration here: https://www.ohiosos.gov/elections/voters/register/

The registration deadline is October 5, 2020 to vote in the November 3, 2020 General Election.

If you are already registered and do not need to make update, make your plan to vote. Here are your options for voting in Hamilton County: https://votehamiltoncountyohio.gov/voting-options/

The Census is still happening! Make sure you are counted!

The 2020 Census is happening now, but last week's news that the Census would be ending its count one month early is alarming for many reasons. 

National Public Radio reports, "These last-minute changes to the constitutionally mandated count of every person living in the U.S. threaten the accuracy of population numbers used to determine the distribution of political representation and federal funding for the next decade."

"With roughly 4 out of 10 households nationwide yet to be counted, and already delayed by the coronavirus pandemic, the bureau now has less than two months left to try to reach people of color, immigrants, renters, rural residents and other members of historically undercounted groups who are not likely to fill out a census form on their own."

You can respond online, by phone, or by mail. You may not be able to count on a visit to your door to be counted in the 2020 Census. 

Click here to fill out your Census online.

Call the Census Bureau at: 844-330-2020

Send in your Census form by mail using the self-addressed envelope provided with your form. You would have received the form in the mail. 

From the Census Bureau's FAQ: "The Census Bureau is required by law to protect your information. The Census Bureau is not permitted to publicly release your responses in a way that could identify you or your household."

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