Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
If you have a sore throat, you might check WebMD for symptoms of strep throat or a cold. Upon finding a new mole, maybe you’ll take to Google to determine whether or not you should show it to your doctor. Or maybe you’re just wondering how frequently you should get tested for STIs, and within minutes you can consult a number of trusted resources. Seems pretty universal, right?
Answer: The HHS secretary has a tremendous amount of power, and his or her leadership can greatly affect women. For example, if the person in charge doesn’t support the Affordable Care Act (ACA), they can cut funding for open enrollment, sabotage…
In recognition of the important work done by the RWV coordinators, the White House arranged a special briefing for us. When we walked out of the White House that afternoon, we were walking on concrete sidewalks, but we could feel our connection to our grassroots, people like you who’ve rallied, lobbied and educated your friends.