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“We work, we all pay taxes. But to make it even harder for us to get health care, it makes us feel less than human…I felt shame when my daughter got older, and I had to keep taking her out of school to stand in that line.”
Check out this Washington Post column by Petula Dvorak, where Briya student Alma shares her experience with DC Alliance. In non-pandemic times, every six months Alliance recipients get up before dawn, miss school and work, and wait in line for hours, often with their children, just to keep their health insurance. Briya students are advocating for a one year renewal period instead of six months. Read the article here.