The Affordable Care Act & Access to Health Care Along the Gulf: A Symposium, Nov. 15

Fri Nov 15, 2013 - 2:00pm CST to Sat Nov 16, 2013 - 12:00am CST
Pan American Life Conf. Center
601 Poydras St.
11th Floor
New Orleans, LA
United States
The Alliance Institute’s  Affordable Care Act & Access to Health Care Along the Gulf Symposium is scheduled for November 15, 2013 in New Orleans and is open to Gulf Coast organizations in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.

Registration is $25 and includes housing scholarships for community based organizations in Alabama and Florida. See details below for more information.

Space is limited, register today or call 504-302-0604 for information.

Community and faith-based organizations are invited to join the Alliance Institute, Johnston Associates, Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights, and national health care reform experts for a discussion about how implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) impacts gulf state communities in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.

Friday, November 15, 2013
9:00 am - 5:30 pm (with evening reception to follow)
New Orleans, LA

9:00-9:30 am
Registration – Continental Breakfast
9:30-9:45 am
Welcome by Stephen Bradberry, Alliance Institute
9:45-11:30 am
Morning Plenary
ACA Implementation: Panel Discussion
Marjorie Petty, HHS Regional Director, Region VI
Tony Garr, Enroll America
Oscar Gomez, Health Outreach Partners
Moderator:  Phil Johnston, Johnston Associates
11:30-11:45 am
11:45 am-12:45 pm
Morning Workshops: 
State-Specific ACA Rollout
Louisiana Primary Care Association (Jonathan Chapman)
Mississippi Primary Health Care Association (Robert Pugh)
Alabama Primary Health Care Association (Sharon Parker)
Florida Association of Community Health Centers (Ben Browning)
12:45 pm – 2:00
2:00-3:15 pm
Afternoon Plenary:
Outreach & Moving the Needle
Dr. Irwin Redlener, Commissioner, National Commission on Children and Disasters
ReThink NOLA
Derrick Johnson, Mississippi NAACP
Mary Troupe-Just Advocacy of Mississippi
3:15-4:45 pm
Afternoon Workshops:
Policy Development & Outreach Strategies
Social Media for Outreach: Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights
Policy Development: ReThink NOLA
Community Outreach Strategies and Immigrant Populations: Minh Nguyen- Vietnamese American Youth Leaders Association (invited)
Outreach to Persons with Disabilities: Mary Troupe, Just Advocacy of Mississippi
4:45-5:30 pm
Wrap-up Conversation & Call to Action

Complimentary Networking reception to immediately follow the Wrap-up
Sponsored by: 
Gulf Coast Fund
Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice & Human Rights
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