"Of all the forms of inequality,
injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane."

–Martin Luther King, Jr.

Upcoming Events

Addressing Barriers to Care for Persons with Disabilities

A continuation of our Health Equity Workshop series, please join us to discuss the disparities in health outcomes among persons with disabilities, their barriers to care, and how a single payer…

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Online via Zoom,

Health Equity Committee Meeting

Committee of Healthcare for All Ohioans (HCFAO) dedicated to building diversity within HCFAO, expanding our collaborations in the community, and educating on health disparities in underrepresented communities.

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Online via Zoom,

Cleveland SPAN Meeting

Cleveland SPAN will hold a meeting on Monday, Jan 22, at 5:00 PM.  The meeting will be on Zoom.   To get the Zoom link, or for more details, please…

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SPAN State Council Meeting

We will be meeting via Zoom.  If you wish to attend, contact Matt Noordsij-Jones ( for the Zoom link.

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Single-Payer Action Network Ohio (SPAN Ohio) is a coalition of individuals and organizations working together to achieve fundamental reform of the health insurance system. SPAN Ohio is a non-partisan, non-profit 501(c)(4) organization. Donations to SPAN Ohio ARE NOT tax deductible.

Health Care for All Ohioans (HCFAO) is a 501(c)(3) public charity serving as the education arm of SPAN Ohio. Donations to HCFAO ARE tax deductible.

Circleville Pumpkin Parade

(L-R) Marilyn Webster, Bob Krasen, Dr. Brad Cotton, Arlene Sheak and Kurt Bateman gathered for participation in the Pumpkin Show Parade, to “wave the flag” for Medicare for All!

Bob Krasen doing his part

Bob stood in the back of Brad Cotton’s pick-up truck holding Medicare for All signs and waving to the crowd. There were 80,000 people in attendance, and many of them gave us a big thumbs-up!

Marilyn Webster participated with gusto!

About every 1/8 of mile along the route, someone on a loud speaker introduced us to the crowd and told what Medicare for All is all about. Really neat!