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The latest issue of our Health Equity Forum newsletter came out today and it includes several great articles and dozens of resources!

CPEHN’s Executive Director, Sarah de Guia, opens the newsletter reflecting on the results of the recent election and describes upcoming events and actions to protect and defend the Affordable Care Act! 

Our Ethnic Partner Spotlight features an article from the  Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) detailing the potential effects of repeal on the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities. The Asian American population in the U.S. is comparatively young, with 37 percent under the age of 26. They risk losing health insurance if repeal of the ACA includes ending the provision that allows young people to stay on their parents’ plan up to age 26. .

The latest issue of our Health Equity Forum newsletter came out today and it includes several great articles and dozens of resources.

CPEHN’s Executive Director, Sarah de Guia, opens the newsletter reflecting on her two years as CPEHN's Executive Director! 

Our Ethnic Partner Spotlight features an article from the The California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB) on an upcoming child passenger safety course designed to reduce injuries. This programis a part of CRIHB's dedication to provide safety and injury prevention services to California’s rural Indians.

The latest issue of our Health Equity Forum newsletter came out today and it includes several great articles and dozens of resources.

CPEHN’s Executive Director, Sarah de Guia, opens the newsletter by discussing Health4All Kids implementation. Starting on May 16th, California will offer Medi-Cal coverage to all eligible children regardless of immigration status.

Our Ethnic Partner Spotlight features an article from the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) on two new briefs about obesity and other health conditions affecting the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community.

The latest issue of our Health Equity Forum newsletter came out today and it includes several great articles and dozens of resources.

CPEHN’s Executive Director, Sarah de Guia, opens the newsletter by discussing Covered California’s disparities reduction and quality improvement strategies, which show promise in reducing disparities for California’s communities of color.

Our Ethnic Partner Spotlight features an article from the California Black Health Network (CBHN) and their advocacy efforts to improve the health of people with Sickle Cell Disease.

The latest issue of our Health Equity Forum newsletter came out today and it includes several great articles and dozens of resources. You'll be glad you have an extra hour because of the end of daylight savings this weekend because you want to make sure you have enough time to read it.

CPEHN’s Executive Director, Sarah de Guia, opens the newsletter by discussing some positive developments from the recently concluded 2015 legislative session, including all three of CPEHN’s bills being signed into law. She also talks about the fiscal challenges the state will have to address in 2016.

Our Ethnic Partner Spotlight features an article from the California Rural Indian Health Board (CRIHB) and it talks about all of the new initiatives they are working on to improve the health of the state’s rural Indians.

Causa Justa :: Just Cause contributed an article on the health impacts of gentrification and displacement. This is particularly timely as we are seeing dramatic changes in neighborhoods across the state. The Nile Sisters Development Initiative also discussed their new project, Type 2, Not You! to educate refugee populations in San Diego about diabetes.

A new issue of our Health Equity Forum newsletter was released today and it starts off July with a lot of great articles and resources highlighting efforts to improve health and equity in California.

CPEHN’s Executive Director, Sarah de Guia, opens the newsletter with an article about the emotional last few weeks for social justice advocates. She celebrates last week’s Supreme Court decisions regarding the Affordable Care Act and same-sex marriage. However, she also takes time to remember the lives lost in the tragic hate crime in Charleston.

Our Ethnic Partner Spotlight features an article from Xavier Morales, Executive Director of the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California. He focuses on the importance of addressing the diabetes health crisis in communities of color and what policy steps can be taken.

The American Lung Association in California has an interesting piece on their terrific new report, State of the Air 2015. The report looks at how California’s cities rank nationally in terms of air quality and what trends have become evident over the last decade. And the RYSE Center in Richmond has a compelling story on the challenges facing those returning from the juvenile justice system.

The latest edition of our Health Equity Forum newsletter came out today to coincide with the fifth anniversary of President Barack Obama signing the landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Our celebration of the ACA begins with an article from CPEHN Executive Director, Sarah de Guia, detailing the impact the law has had on California’s communities of color. She also looks at what needs to be done going forward to ensure that the reforms of the ACA are just the starting point in the movement to achieve health equity.

Our four 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 Health California – also share their perspectives on the ACA’s anniversary.

Our Community Spotlight looks at Greenlining Institute’s UpliftCA environmental health efforts. And our Technical Assistance Spotlight features an article from the Safe Routes to School National Partnership on the upcoming second round of funding in the state’s Active Transportation Program.