It’s a wrap! Last weekend concluded the final session #MEAction’s first ever ACTIVIST CAMP!, a teach-in series for activists in the United States. We are so proud of this program and what it has accomplished. Congrats to our new grads! #MEAction ACTIVIST CAMP! aimed to deepen our campers’ engagement with activism – teaching our collective
Quick Update: #MillionsMissing Meeting with Dr. DeSalvo
Last week, MEAction announced that Jen Brea, Terri Wilder, Carol Head, Jennie Spotila, and Mary Dimmock would be meeting with Dr. Karen DeSalvo, Assistant Secretary of Health on August 1.
The purpose of that meeting, which happened yesterday, was to impress upon Dr. DeSalvo how woefully inadequate HHS’s response to this disease has been and to call on HHS to dramatically step up its commitment. The meeting lasted one hour and was a constructive discussion on the challenges that we face and the nature of fundamental change that is required to move forward. The meeting ended with commitment for further followup.
By Thursday, we will provide a more detailed summary of the discussion and the next steps.
This meeting was one of the demands of the #MillionsMissing protest. Thank you to everyone who participated and helped make this possible! You can help us keep the pressure on by joining us on September 27th for Round 2 of #MillionsMissing. You can also help us by providing your feedback on the protest demands or joining us for the next meeting of #MEAction USA.
Help keep our work going
We rely on donations from people like you to keep fighting for equality for people with ME.Donate