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How to Save Medicaid? Get on a Bus!

By Julie Turkewitz

September 12, 2011

How to Save Medicaid? Get on a Bus!

Join the growing movement for responsible Medicaid reform.

With the federal government looking to make drastic budget cuts, Medicaid is in serious peril.

ADAPT, a grassroots coalition of disability rights activists, is leading an effort to gather thousands of civil rights advocates in Washington, D.C., to rally for responsible Medicaid reform. The message: Destroying our safety net is not a way to save money.

Housing Works is jumping in. Join us!

The Details

When: Sept. 21, 2011. Noon.
Where: Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.
Who: ADAPT, Housing Works and dozens of other disability rights groups across the country.

Get on the Bus!

Buses are leaving for Washington, D.C., from cities around the country.

If you're in New York State, connect with a bus by contacting

If you're outside New York State, connect with a bus by contacting a local organizer.

If you're a Housing Works client or staffer, connect with the Housing Works bus by contacting Candace Rivela at 212-645-8111 Ext. 4108 or

For more information on Medicaid proposals that contain Medicaid spending while promoting independent living, check out the ADAPT web site: Details on the rally, including a list of available hotels, are also available.

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