Members Speak Out to Support Jackson at Commissioner Edmonson’s Townhall Meeting

(From L to R) Commissioner Audrey Edmonson and Local 1991 Executive Board Members Noberto Molina, RN, Maggie Pena, BSW and Juana Thomas, RN

Several Local 1991 members attended a townhall meeting hosted by Commissioner Audrey Edmonson at Joseph Caleb Center on July 28th. After county officials presented recommendations from the Hospital Governance Taskforce, members spoke to Edmonson about the need to keep Jackson a public hospital that can serve the needs of Miami-Dade County residents, as it has for the past 92 years. “I’m speaking on behalf of my patients,” said member Maggie Pena, BSW. “Keep Jackson as their home, the way it is right now, so they can get the care that they need.”