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COVID-19

Advocates for an equitable response to COVID-19 expressed disappointment yesterday over the Senate GOP’s COVID-19 relief package which slashes unemployment benefits while failing to include much needed aid to state and local governments, a move likely to result in major cuts to health care and other safety-net services on which millions of Californians rely. 

CPEHN Statement

CPEHN stands in solidarity with our Black community members across California and the country that are standing up and fighting for their lives. We recommit to showing up for Black communities, to supporting not just with our words but also with our actions. And we say unequivocally that Black Lives Matter.

Read our full statement here

Section 1557

Join us as we discuss the recent federal rollback of the Health Care Rights Law, also known as Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and what it does and does not mean for Californians and their continued right to access equitable health care services in California.

State Budget

On May 14th, Governor Newsom released his May Revise announcing an unprecedented shortfall of $54 billion in response to COVID-19. The proposal continues to include important provisions for low-income communities of color, specifically maintaining the minimum wage increase schedule and expanding job protected paid family leave to more workers.