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01.25.2019 / Press Release

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray Will Speak at Families USA 2019 Health Action Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Families USA is excited to announce that Chirlane McCray, first lady of New York City and founder of ThriveNYC and Cities Thrive, will speak at its 2019 Health Action Conference Friday, Jan 25th, 3:30pm at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

Event: Chirlane McCray, First Lady of New York City, gives keynote address
Date: Friday, Jan. 25, 2019

Keynote address time: 3:30 pm – 3:45 pm

Location: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Avenue NW, Regency Ballroom

Media opportunities:

  • One-on-one interviews with First Lady of NYC Chirlane McCray following her keynote address. Interviews will be held from 3:50 pm – 4:30 pm in the Concord room, located in the Hall of Battles and must be scheduled before hand If you’re interested in an interview, please contact Freddi Goldstein at
  • Video and photos of First Lady of NYC, Chirlane McCray
  • Facebook live stream
  • Live tweeting

Families USA is a bipartisan public interest group that has been fighting for health care consumers since 1981. Its Health Action Conference, in its 24th year, is an annual national grassroots health care conference that gathers consumer health care activists, health care professionals, advocates, policymakers, policy experts, and media to confer on the nation’s health care agenda. Families USA welcomes Maryland Attorney General Brian FroshSister Simone Campbell, Executive Director of NETWORK; Stacey Abrams, Founder, Fair Fight; and Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS-3) as 2019 keynote speakers.

Individuals who are interested in attending #HA2019 can register at the onsite registration desk. Members of the media may request a press pass via email at