Are you curious on what is really in the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect you and your health insurance? Do you want to know if the viral chain emails continually clogging up your inbox and passed on as gospel are true or not? Come learn about the Affordable Care Act as well as issues on the environment and civil rights at the Thursday, September 20, forum on “Issues Women Care About.” The forum, sponsored by the Monmouth County Women for Obama, takes place at the Old Wharf House on 316 E. Main Street in Oceanport from 7 to 9 pm. Everyone is welcome, admission is free and light refreshments will be served.
Former Freeholder Amy Mallett will moderate the forum which features a panel of professionals speaking on their areas of expertise.
Dr. Stephen G. Rice, a clinical professor of pediatrics at the University of
Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, will attempt to simplify the Affordable Care Act and take your questions.
Dr. Judy Kramer, a clinical and community psychologist and longtime advocate for the environment will discuss environmental issues.
Jeanne LoCicero, the Deputy Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey will discuss civil rights issues including those pertaining to the LGBT community.
The Monmouth County Women for Obama is a subset of the Obama for America organization whose mission is to inform Monmouth County residents about
the Presidents’ policies and how they impact women.
The organization’s value statement reads “We want a country in which it’s possible to live these values: Security & Safety, Health, Fairness and Freedom. We are all connected and everyone
deserves a fair chance. Ensuring the common good helps everyone to thrive and
makes for a stronger America!”
For more information, contact the chapter chairperson Marilyn Michaels at firstname.lastname@example.org.