Joel Segal was instrumental in writing H.R. 676, the original Medicare for All bill under Congressman John Conyers. It’s one of the gold standards.
Joel Segal talks universal healthcare
Joel will talk much more than Medicare for All. We discuss his impact on Obamacare, his new passions, and much more. He understands that there is not much time for the progressive movement to save this country from fascism.
Who is Joel Segal?
Joel Segal received his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of North Carolina in 1989, where he focused on constitutional law and conflict resolution studies.
Joel Segal is a cofounder, and the National Director of the “Justice Action Mobilization Network;” a nationwide multiracial climate action network. JAMN is lobbying elected officials and educating the public about the need for an expedited transition to renewable energy, millions of green jobs, environmental justice, and millions of solar or green energy affordable apartments in order to end homelessness in America.
He was the former senior legislative assistant and speech writer to Rep. John Conyers from 2000-2013, the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, Dean of the U.S. Congress, and Dean of the Congressional Black Caucus. Joel was the founder of the 2000 universal health care movement, and co-authored HR 676, Rep. Conyer’s now heralded “Expanded and Improved Medicare For All” bill. He was one of the leading architects for passage of the Affordable Care Act…. AKA Obamacare.
He was a senior technical consultant for Michael Moore’s health care documentary SICKO. Joel co-founded the Global HIV/AIDS Alliance and was one of the senior Hill staffers who worked on federal legislation pertaining to global HIV/AIDS, voter suppression, ending homelessness, Hurricane Katrina, Jobs For All, and ending poverty.
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