Durham CAN members (PA members are CAN members!) will be trained by Get Covered America and will go door to door together to provide information about the Affordable Care Act to targeted communities in Durham. Training will be held at Immaculate Conception Church, followed by canvassing and simultaneous enrollment at Immaculate Conception and Lion Park.
CAN leaders will discuss the specifics of the Durham CAN ACTION Agenda for the Common Good to candidates for elected office and decision makers from both the public and private sectors.
PA is now calling for members to attend the CAN Delegate's Assembly on Sunday, June 5th from 3-4:30pm at the Watts Street Baptist Church (800 Watts). Public officials from the city, county, school system, as well as Chamber of Commerce members will be in attendance. It has the nature of a rally, things always start and end on time, and PA needs AT LEAST 15 persons to come. This is a great chance to wear your PA t-shirts and buttons!
People's Alliance, as a member organization of Durham CAN (Congregations, Associations and Neighborhoods), will be allocated up to seven votes at the assembly coming up on May 22nd, from 3:00-4:30 at El Centro Hispano, 201 W. Main St (they always start and finish on time). The delegates at this assembly will ultimately decide what issues CAN will take action on this year. We surveyed our members earlier this year to find the issues you are most concerned about. The two stand-out issues were very low-income housing and education. Please let us know if you are able to attend as a PA delegate to ensure our voice is heard at this assembly. Please email PA@Durhampa.org if you are able to attend.
Other upcoming CAN Dates:
June 5th: Delegates Assembly (where the issues decided upon at the Internal Assembly will be announced to media and government leaders). Location TBD.