What: Community Conversation on Public Education, Medicaid Expansion, and the State Budget
When: Thursday, July 25, 6pm-7:30pm
Where: Pate Room, Cumberland County Library, 300 Maiden Lane in Fayetteville
Who: NC Justice Center, Cumberland County Association of Educators, Action NC, National Organization for Women, and the NAACP
RALEIGH (July 24, 2019) – On July 25th, Action NC, the Cumberland County Association of Educators, the Fayetteville chapter of National Organization for Women (NOW), and the NC Justice Center will host a community conversation on the importance of public education, Medicaid expansion, and the state budget at the Cumberland County Library in Fayetteville.
The community conversation will feature local leaders from Cumberland County including Rick Glazier, Executive Director of the NC Justice Center; Carol Stubbs, President of the Cumberland County Association of Educators; Roberta Waddle of NOW; and Tarsha Gunn, a community member who will share her story of being in the Medicaid coverage gap.
State legislators representing Cumberland County have been invited and some will be in attendance to speak to constituents about the challenges currently facing North Carolina.
Cumberland County residents are encouraged to attend and learn more about the impact of the state budget on health care, public schools, and raises for educators. Residents will have an opportunity to ask their representatives questions.