On Saturday, August 23, from 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm, come to the Iron Post,120 S Race St, Urbana for a benefit concert at the Iron Post! Suggested donation is $15 and the concert will feature: 5pm - The Jazz Sextet. Ray Sasaki on trumpet, Howie Smith on sax, Morgan Powell on trombone, Chip McNeill … Continue reading CCHCC & WEFT Benefit Concert on August 5
The U.S. has the most expensive and least effective healthcare system among 11 high-income countries. Insurance & pharma executives take home millions of dollars each year while millions of Americans struggle to pay off medical debt and 1 in 10 ration medication.***It doesn't have to be this way. Medicare For All, a single-payer universal healthcare … Continue reading Medicare For All Forum
Nationally, 1 in 6 youth have thoughts of suicide, and 1 in 12 attempt suicide. In Illinois, 47,000 youth report making a suicide attempt, and nearly 100 die each year. Family, friends, and other adults in the position to intervene may be limited in their understanding of suicide and may not feel comfortable or competent … Continue reading Suicide Intervention: Strategies That Work
It is that time of year again! The leaves are falling… The temperatures are dropping… (And it’s Open Enrollment…) But your chances of winning a raffle prize are getting warmer! That’s right, folks – it’s time for the Champaign County Health Care Consumers’ (CCHCC) Annual Raffle! You can purchase your Raffle tickets here. Tickets are $1 … Continue reading Buy Raffle Tickets, Support CCHCC and Maybe Win!
From C-U Indivisible's Emily Rodriguez: Rep. Davis has spent a considerable amount of time talking about the opioid epidemic recently. For many CUI members, including me, it’s a deeply personal issue. Deaths due to opioid overdoses in Illinois increased by 82% between 2013 and 2016. Between 2013 and 2017, more than 7,802 Illinoisans died from … Continue reading Action Item from CU Indivisible: Rodney Davis’ Hypocrisy on the Opioid Crisis
From Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC): Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC) is joining with the Illinois Alliance for Retired Americans and Caring Across Generations to sponsor a Legislative Candidate Forum focusing on issues affecting seniors in Champaign County. The Forum will be held on Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m. at the Urbana … Continue reading Senior Issues Forum with Candidates on July 26
On Thursday, July 26th, Champaign County candidates for state representative will face the issues that matter to seniors in Illinois. Organized by seniors and the people who work beside them, this forum is our opportunity to hear what candidates are willing to do to ensure that every Illinoisans can age with independence and dignity. The … Continue reading Champaign County Seniors Forum: Retirement Security for Illinoisans