A meeting is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Grace Episcopal Church, 1545 Franklin Ave.

Oregonians for Health Security seeks to unite health care professionals, consumer organizations, caregivers and concerned citizens to advocate for improved access to quality, affordable and secure health care.

Presenters at the forum will include Morgan Allen with Initiative 105 regarding safe staffing levels for nursing homes; Dr. Evan Saulino with Initiative 111, the Healthy Oregon Plan; Sen. Bill Morrisette with Initiative 122 to expand the Oregon Prescription Drug Purchasing Pool; Sen. Ben Westlund with Initiative 143 to fund health care for all children; and Liz Baxter with Gov. Kitzhaber's Archimedes Project.

In addition to sharing their own experiences, voters will discuss proposed solutions and offer their own ideas to make health care more affordable and accessible.

Refreshments will be provided beginning at 6:30 p.m. To RSVP or for more information, call Oregonians for Health Security at (888) 654-2273.

The Web site is (www.oregoniansforhealthsecurity.org)


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