Landscape of Opportunity
California’s communities of color have long faced persistent health disparities arising from structural and racist inequities that block access to the resources and opportunities needed to maintain good health. Key among these inequities include a safety net that still fails to provide every person with their basic needs for health care, nutrition, and housing.
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Centering Equity in Health Care Delivery and Payment Reform: A Guide for California Policymakers
Although California has a national reputation for advancing progressive health care policies, California’s communities of color, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) individuals and persons with disabilities, continue to experience discrimination and have poorer outcomes on key health indicators including asthma, diabetes and mental health than other Californians.