Civil Rights Activist Chuck McDew in Savannah in November 2008

  Chuck McDew, founder and first president of the Student Non Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC, known as SNICK), was in Savannah for two weeks prior to the November 4th Election day as part of Chatham-Savannah Citizen Advocacy’s Activist in Residence Series. Mr. McDew spent his two weeks in Savannah talking about the struggle for voter rights for African Americans with

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News, People and Opportunities to Learn

The Wall Street Journal must have been reading the little booklet we published a couple of years ago called, Protecting People Who are Patients in Hospitals. The headline of the October 28, 2008 Health Journal article by Melinda Beck is called, “Bedside Manner: Advocating for a Relative in the Hospital”, and stresses the life-saving benefit of patients having an advocate

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