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TOMORROW: Advocates Respond to Health Care Attacks

Updated: Mar 2, 2020

In the midst of attacks on health care, advocates gather in Asheville to urgently call attention to how repeal and skyrocketing costs threaten their families’ health and well being.

Town Hall will be the first in a series of meetings held statewide on the importance of affordable health care for all North Carolinians and the looming crisis created by attempts to repeal coverage.

Asheville, N.C. — In response to recent attacks on North Carolinians’ health care, local advocates are gathering together and fighting back.

Piedmont Rising, a North Carolina non-profit advocating for lower health care costs will host a town hall at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 23 at the Dr. Wesley Grant, Sr. Southside Center in Asheville as part of a statewide tour to hear about North Carolinians’ experiences with the health care system and share those stories with elected officials to promote change.

This town hall will kick off a series of town hall meetings that Piedmont Rising will hold across North Carolina throughout the coming months.


Piedmont Rising will join community members, experts, and county representatives as they share health care stories, provide updates on the fight to defend crucial protections enshrined in the Affordable Care Act, and discuss how repealing health care could impact North Carolinians.


Thursday, January 23 from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Dr. Wesley Grant, Sr. Southside Center

285 Livingston St, Asheville, NC 28801

The event is free and open to the public. You can learn more about the town hall and RSVP at



About Piedmont Rising

Piedmont Rising is a 501 (c)4 issue advocacy organization built by and for North Carolinians to advocate for lower insurance premiums and prescription drug costs, and to ensure that more people have access to safe and affordable health care. Through grassroots organizing, education, and engagement, we are amplifying our health care stories and holding our elected officials accountable to the people, and issues, they were elected to represent.

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