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Rock the Vote Hosts National Health Care Forum with HHS Secretary Sebelius and Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz

Interactive Forum Announced: Health Care Reform Uncovered

Washington, DC - October 19, 2009

On Wednesday, Rock the Vote is hosting a national health care forum addressing what’s at stake for young Americans, the most uninsured age group in the country.  The event will take place online and engage young people across the country.  

Participants will be able to hear directly from Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Rock the Vote President Heather Smith and Fall Out Boy’s Pete Wentz about how reform is going to affect them.  They will also have the opportunity to get answers to some of their most pressing questions on the topic.  More details below: 

WHAT:

  • Rock the Vote/Pass the Ball Interactive Forum: Health Care Reform Uncovered

WHEN:

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2009 @ 7pm EST (4pm PST)

WHERE:

WHO:

  • Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the Department of Health & Human Services
  • Pete Wentz, Fall Out Boy
  • Heather Smith, President, Rock the Vote

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About Rock the Vote:  Rock the Vote’s mission is to engage and build the political power of young people in order to achieve progressive change in our country. Rock the Vote uses music, popular culture and new technologies to engage and incite young people to register and vote in every election. And we give young people the tools to identify, learn about, and take action on the issues that affect their lives, and leverage their power in the political process.  Rock the Vote is creative, effective, and controlled by nobody’s agenda but our own – we tell it like it is and pride ourselves on being a trusted source for information on politics.  We empower the 45 million young people in America who want to step up, claim their voice in the political process, and change the way politics is done. www.RockTheVote.com.