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Los Angeles | $25 | Healthcare Reform

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Join Blake Cooper Griffin and SameSide at Alliance Culver City for a very special kickboxing class. After the cardio kickboxing class, taught by SameSide's Sarah Whitman, enjoy a mimosa and some nibbles while taking action for affordable healthcare. Blake will lead you through the activism as we write letters to Congress and create digital assets to say that healthcare is a universal, not a partisan issue. Everyone needs healthcare, and we need to come together to pass legislation to create affordable and accessible healthcare in America. 

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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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MEET YOUR HOST, Blake Cooper Griffin

BLAKE COOPER GRIFFIN is an American actor who most recently starred in the 2018 CW Seed/ Blue Ribbon Entertainment reboot of Beerfest: Thirst for Victory, inspired by the Broken Lizard cult classic film, “Beerfest.” Blake recently received significant critical acclaim for his brutal portrayal of ‘Bill Bradley’ in the civil rights drama and feature film, Love Is All You Need? Known for roles on popular primetime shows like AMC’s Preacher, USA’s Necessary Roughness, and TNT’s Major Crimes, Griffin’s notable film work includes D.J. Caruso’s Standing Up, Helen Hunt’s Ride, and Life of a King where Blake starred opposite Cuba Gooding Jr. Other noteworthy television credits include: House of Lies, Jessie, Castle, CW’s 90210 reboot, Greek, Mad Love, NCIS: LA, and the 2017 made-for-TV rom-com, Do I Say I Do? A graduate of the distinguished School of Drama at the North Carolina School of the Arts, Blake has performed on some of Los Angeles’s most respected stages including the Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Geffen Theatre, the Skylight Theater, and the Theater at Boston Court. In addition to his acting career, Blake routinely lends his voice to progressive causes. He made international headlines as a vocal surrogate for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential bid, giving speeches in battleground states for the former Secretary of State. Particularly passionate about healthcare, Blake has given keynote speeches at several rallies promoting affordable healthcare for all people and has penned op-eds for various publications, including The Huffington Post. Additionally, the actor is passionate about eliminating bullying in schools and teamed up with NPR to create a ‘listening kit’ that examines the origins of bullying in depth. Blake resides in Los Angeles with his awesome dog.

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How We Are Making a Difference

Write Postcards to Reps

Slow and steady wins the race. Snail mail is still relevant when it comes to contacting elected officials. Signing post-cards give you the opportunity to share personal anecdotes about why you care about your cause. Plus, we'll take care of the nitty gritty and mail it on your behalf.

Social Media Advocacy

Channel your channels for change instead of avocado toast. Posting on social media gives you the ability to direct messages and photos at specific reps through public and highly trafficked channels. These days, elected officials have staff members specifically designated to monitor incoming inquiries, which means they're always listening- especially if this content comes through en masse. Not only will reps be listening, but your social network will be watching as well.

Experience Details

What Is Provided

Mimosas, snacks, and activism

What To Bring

Boxing gloves (if available) and water

Who Can Come


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9000 Washington Blvd.

Culver City, California 90232

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