Regional Field Manager

DESCRIPTION Regional Field Manager for Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need (RWV) is a campaign of the National Women’s Health Network, the Black Women’s Health Imperative, and the MergerWatch Project of Community Catalyst. The Regional Field Manager will be based at the National Women’s … Continued

NWHN in Action – May/June 2017

Thanks to our members’ generous support, the NWHN is able to work on all fronts — advocating, collaborating, and educating in order to advance women’s health. Here are some highlights of our work in the last few months.    

ACTION ALERT: House votes on Trumpcare TODAY. Call your member of Congress!

The US House of Representatives is scheduled to vote TODAY on a bill repealing the ACA that will: Eliminate protections for pre-existing conditions, Restore lifetime and annual limits on coverage, Gut Medicaid, Slash financial support for low- and moderate-income households, and Block Planned Parenthood from accepting Medicaid and other public health insurance. All to give … Continued

The Inside Scoop on the Fight to Save the ACA!

Across the country last week, members of Congress were besieged by constituents alarmed that proposals to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may take away their access to high-quality, affordable health care. Through Raising Women’s Voices (RWV)—our joint initiative with MergerWatch and the Black Women’s Health Imperative—our regional coordinators, members, and supporters have been active … Continued

NWHN in Action – January/February 2017

Raising Women’s Voices (RWV) for the Health Care We Need Before the election, Executive Director Cindy Pearson presented RWV’s Medicaid waivers research brief (www.tinyurl.com/RWVresearch) and community organizing Toolkit (www.tinyurl.com/RWVtoolkit) at the American Public Health Association (APHA) conference in Denver. Now, in the face of a hostile Congress and incoming administration, the need to bolster public … Continued

The RWV Roundup – November/December 2016

Raising Women’s Voices for the Health Care We Need (RWV) continues to support its network of 30 regional coordinators (RCs) in 28 states. In this election cycle, it was of upmost importance for RCs to engage in non-partisan civic engagement activities to ensure women’s issues and concerns are addressed in a positive manner by policymakers. … Continued

What Will My New Health Insurance Cost Me

This is my first time getting insurance under the marketplace; are plans really affordable? What should I expect?   What makes insurance under the marketplace affordable is the fact that you pay based on your expected household income. Statistics show that you are likely to save money and receive discounted insurance. Eight out of ten … Continued

NWHN in Action – September/October 2016

To better reflect the work we do here at the NWHN, the Program Department recently changed its name to the Policy Advocacy Department, but the mission and the team remain the same. Director Sarah Christopherson, Coordinator Christina Cherel, and RWV Regional Field Manager Cecilia Sáenz Becerra have been hard at work on our three principal … Continued

What is your #StateofWomen Proclamation?

If you weren’t in Washington, DC this week at the United State of Women Summit, we have to say, you missed out on an inspiring event. Thousands of activists gathered to discuss the critical issues that women and girls face today. As part of the summit I had the opportunity to speak on a panel … Continued