Youth Power! Medicaid Expansion Rally July 16 on Alabama Capitol Steps

The Youth Committee of Save OurSelves is organizing the YOUTH POWER! Rally for Medicaid Expansion in Montgomery, Alabama, on the steps of the State Capitol Building Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 11 a.m. to noon. Among the featured speakers is Moriah Johnson, the break-out star of BET’s Baldwin Hills. This rally builds on SOS’s successful May 31st […]



SOS Brings 13,000 Signatures to May 31 Rally Urging Medicaid Expansion in Alabama

(Montgomery, AL May 28, 2014) – Save OurSelves (SOS) Movement for Justice and Democracy will flood the office of Gov. Dr. Robert Bentley with as many as 13,000 signatures at its May 31st rally in Montgomery urging him to expand Medicaid in Alabama. SOS member organizations have united churches and supporters who collected signatures from residents […]

Gov. Bentley Asked to Attend SOS’ Medicaid Expansion Rally on May 31

Alabama Sen. Hank Sanders, a co-founding member of the Save Ourselves Movement for Justice and Democracy, sent a letter to Gov. Dr. Robert Bentley, respectfully asking him to attend the SOS rally to expand Medicaid in Alabama under the Affordable Care Act. Gov. Bentley and state GOP leaders have expressed their concerns and fears as […]

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SOS Rallies in Support of Displaced Bayou La Batre Mothers at Safe Harbor 1

Alabama Fisheries Cooperative: A Multi-Cultural Fisher and Seafood Worker-Owned Cooperative, is working with Saving OurSelves Movement, a coalition of 40 organizations, to highlight and stop the displacement of residents who are speaking out against injustices against citizens. The cooperative is hosting a Solidarity Shrimp Boil for Safe Harbor on Thursday, May 22, 2014 3 p.m. at Greater […]


SOS Stands in “The Schoolhouse Door” with Greene County Voting Rights Fight

SOS is joining the citizens of Greene County who are holding an 11 a.m. rally Saturday, April 26, “in the schoolhouse door” to protest the closing of electronic bingo facilities that they voted to have in their community. The event will take place at Foster Auditorium, on the spot where 50 years ago then-Gov. George […]

SOS Launches Easter Season Campaign Urging Gov. Bentley to Expand Medicaid

Save OurSelves: A Movement for Justice and Democracy Launches Its Faith Based Effort To Urge Governor Bentley To Expand Medicaid for 300,000 Uninsured Alabamians (Montgomery, AL April 9, 2014) – Saving OurSelves, a coalition of more than 40 statewide organizations that have joined forces to counter extreme policies against citizens’ rights, is asking clergy of […]