A coalition of organizations including Maine AllCare rallied in Portland on Saturday July 24th. The coalition joined over 50 cities across the country as part of the March for Medicare for All, a national day of action to demand improved and expanded Medicare For All NOW.

Maine AllCare organizer Dr. Julie Pease gives an interview for WGME TV

Speakers included State Senator Ben Chipman, State Representatives Heidi Brooks and Poppy Arford, and local advocates including Maine AllCare , Mainers for Accountable Leadership, Southern Maine Workers Center, Maine Peoples Alliance, and Maine People’s Housing Coalition.  Attendees also heard personal stories from people impacted by our broken healthcare system.

Sixty folks attended and the event attracted coverage from WGME TV-13, the Maine Beacon and the Portland Press Herald