In this issue: pocafest call for proposals; bod nominations; nada op-ed and more
Sticking Together, August 2020
POCA BOD nominations
Once again it’s time to nominate and vote in the annual POCA Board of Directors (BOD) election! Make your nomination(s) in this Forum thread through end of August 2020. The elections will be held in mid-Sept via an email survey.
Virtual POCA Fest November 2020 Call for Proposals
What do YOU want to present? We are interested in a wide breadth of proposals and topics that
are relevant to the times. Some ideas during a brainstorming session
* Uprisings and CA *Community organizing * Clinic numbers in the time of Covid19 * System change in our clinics during Covid19 * Emotional and mental well being of punks, clinics and clinic-goers during 2020 * Supporting our clinic-goers when our clinics are closed or have limited capacity * Election 2020
Or propose something entirely different that you think is relevant for this virtual POCAfest! Selected
candidates or organizations will be contacted via phone or email.
Please note there will be a modest honorarium for presenters.
On the MAS blog Elizabeth Ropp shares a movie recommendation – Jewel’s Catch One. It is a documentary about a legendary night club owner and Gay Liberation leader who becomes an acupuncturist and the founder of a non-profit health clinic.
Three senior acupuncturist members of NADA wrote this Op-Ed for the Open Source Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine. NADA calls on the acupuncture profession to support community based responses to inequities.