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Legislative Briefing

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If you’ll be around the Capitol in Sacramento next week, there’s a great opportunity to learn about some exciting efforts to improve health in California’s communities of color.

On Thursday, March 26th, the California Health Policy Forum is hosting a legislative briefing, Chronic Disease Prevention: The Social Equity Lens.  

The event, which runs from 2 to 3:30 pm at the Capitol will feature an interesting panel discussion on how we can address health disparities by examining the social and environmental determinants of health. The panel will feature a diverse group of speakers, including:

CPEHN’s legislative briefing, Cultivating Health Equity, is this Thursday in Sacramento! We are very excited to bring together our founding ethnic partner organizations – the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, the California Black Health Network, the California Rural Indian Health Board, and the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California – to highlight the top policy priorities for improving the health and well-being of communities of color in California this year. We are also looking forward to engaging conversations and presentations from top advocates and leaders in the fight for health equity. Here are a few highlights and speakers joining us at the Capitol this Thursday:

Multicultural Health Policy Agenda
Our founding ethnic partners join us to highlight the top health policy priorities for communities of color.

Speakers include:
Xavier Morales, Executive Director, Latino Coalition for a Health California 
B. Darcel Lee, President/CEO, California Black Health Network
Amanda Wilbur, Health Policy Analyst, California Rural Indian Health Board
Iyanrick John, Senior Policy Analyst, Asian Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Sarah de Guia, Executive Director, California Pan-Ethnic Health Network