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NEA Issue Explainer

Health Care

Every American has a right to comprehensive, affordable health coverage—especially the children who are our nation’s future.
Published: December 2, 2021
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Our children deserve the chance for a healthy start in life, including treatment for physical and mental illnesses that affect their ability to learn and succeed in school.

 NEA advocates for students and educators covered by federal health programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP, the Children’s Health Insurance Program. We support strengthening each of these programs as well as the Affordable Care Act.

Your Union, Your Voice

We are THE voice for education support professionals in Clark County. See what membership can mean for you!
ESEA picket signs stacked on top of each other. The top sign reads "WE ARE THE UNION! ESEA!"

Help Educate and Support Fellow Members

Find more online tools to help educate and support fellow members and to explain the power of joining our union and belonging to ESEA.

Keeping the Promise of Public Education

ESEA is the largest ESP local in the United States and is a full-service employee association which is an affiliate of the Nevada State Education Association (NSEA) and the National Education Association (NEA), the largest national association representing education employees in the United States.