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Barbara Lee

Congresswoman Barbara Lee: Fighting for Health Equity in 2017 and Beyond

Special Event | March 13 | 4-5 p.m. | 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building | Note change in location


Barbara Lee, Congresswoman

Nicholas B. Dirks, Chancellor, UC Berkeley

Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, Public Health, School of, Social Welfare, School of, Samuel Merritt University


Affordable, accessible, high-quality healthcare is a fundamental human right. Congresswoman Lee served as chair of the Congressional Black Caucus during the drafting of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and worked to ensure strong provisions that expand health care access, address health disparities and create incentives for people to live healthy lives. As a psychiatric social worker, Congresswoman Lee is dedicated to ensuring everyone has access to affordable and high-quality healthcare, especially the most vulnerable. Congresswoman Barbara Lee’s main healthcare focus is always on health disparities and health equity, especially for racial and ethnic minorities. Congresswoman Lee is strongly opposed to any efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, and will continue to fight to ensure that we all have access to affordable, quality healthcare.


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bcsm@berkeley.edu, 510-642-0813