Why Healthcare?

Healthcare is one of the most urgent issues of our day. A report by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that healthcare costs top the list of household expenses the public worries about affording and that Americans consistently put health care costs at the top of their list when it comes to issues they want their elected leaders to address.

An Educational Resource

To that end, The Center for Cartoon Studies will be sending all 535 members of Congress a copy of this comic book. We will also send copies to partner organizations that promote healthcare education like Physicians For A National Health Program and The Graphic Medicine International Collective, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to guide and support the use of comics in health.

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Includes a personal healthcare checklist, privilege check, activities, and more!

Health and Wealth comic panel

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