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Saturday April 24th at 1pm: MARCH FOR OUR LIVES!

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April 18, 2010 by westsideneighborhoodalliance

The West Side Neighborhood Alliance is teaming up with community groups throughout the West Side for the following critical mobilization.

MARCH FOR OUR LIVES  —  SAVE EMERGENCY CARE!

SATURDAY, April 24th @ 1pm

St. Vincent’s may shut its doors within days!

This is the only hospital on the West Side from Battery Park City to 59th St.  If we lose the emergency room and other critical health services it provides our lives will be at risk.

The Department of Health is moving forward to establish an “urgent care” center to replace the hospital, but such a facility may NOT be able to treat patients who have a stroke, heart-attack, concussion, or other life-threatening conditions… our community demands full emergency services!

MARCH TO ST. VINCENT’S >> Meet at 25th Street and 9th Avenue at 1pm <<

March to St. Vincent’s for a rally & press conference in front of the hospital at 2pm.  Come hear current and former patients speak out!

For more information, contact Jesse at Fulton Youth of the Future at 917-734-5075/jesse.campoamor@gmail.com or the West Side Neighborhood Alliance at 212-956-2573/wsna@hcc-nyc.org.

Click here for march fliers to distribute widely.

Click here for the version in Spanish.

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4 thoughts on “Saturday April 24th at 1pm: MARCH FOR OUR LIVES!

  1. penelope carter says:

    Please tell me what the agenda of the march is !!!! Seems as if it’s a protest but I am uncertain against whom and what. Thanks.

  2. maureen says:

    YES, Thank you for standing up to save our Hospital- I will be there

  3. trust2020 says:

    Why Are They Closing St. Vincent’s Hospital?(Pt.1) – on Youtube

    Why Are They Closing St. Vincent’s Hospital? (Pt.2) – on YouTube
    http://www.youtube.com/user/trust2020media#p/a/u/0/lhRArjeb3qM

  4. davidjr.com says:

    Community Protests: St. Vincent’s Hospital Closing (New York City – April 24, 2010) @ http://youtube.com/watch?v=AvZngTcIb98

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