Young Invincibles & Enroll Gulf Coast Collaborative Join Dozens of Organizations Across the Country In Hosting Events In the Lead Up to National Youth Enrollment Day

MEDIA ADVISORY FOR:
January 24, 2015

CONTACTS:
Sarah Lovenheim, sarah.lovenheim@younginvincibles.org585.746.8281
Colin Seeberger, colin.seeberger@younginvincibles.org, 214.223.2913

[HOUSTON]–On Saturday, January 24, 2015, Enroll Gulf Coast Collaborative, Young Invincibles, and Get Covered America will host a Countdown to National Youth Enrollment Day Kick-Off party at Discovery Green to educate uninsured young adults about their new low-cost health insurance options available under the Affordable Care Act.

Despite the fact that more than 220,000 Texans enrolled in private health insurance plans during the first Open Enrollment period, more than 1 in 3 young Texans still lack health insurance. National Youth Enrollment Day is an annual day of action featuring dozens of national, state, and local organizations hosting events to educate young people about their new low-cost health insurance options and help them get enrolled. This second annual day of action comes before the last day of Open Enrollment on February 15, 2015.

WHAT: Rock Enroll Houston- Get Ready To Rock (Enroll): Countdown to National Youth Enrollment Day Kick-Off Party. *The event will include fun workouts, live music, giveaways and food trucks!

WHO:

  • Special Guests: The Honorable Marty  McVey,  President   Obama’s   appointed Director of the USAID; The Tox Doc, Dr. Noreen  Khan-Mayberry, Chief Toxicologist, Author & Speaker, NKM Environmental Health Sciences, as featured on TV & radio; Rep. Gene Green (TX-29)
  • Musical Guests: DJ Kitty; Brianna Burns & Jessie McDaniel Ft Justin Brown from Workshop Houston; Rocko Stedy; Gary Mayes & Nu Era; Sugar Joiko; Soilborn

WHERE: Discovery Green, Anheuser Busch Stage, 1500 McKinney Street, Houston, Texas 77010

WHEN: Saturday, January 24, 2015 from 11 am to 4 pm; Press Conference from 12:15 pm to 12:35 pm with Congressman Gene Green, Dr. Noreen Khan-Mayberry, and the Honorable Marty McVey.

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