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CPEHN Accomplishments & History


CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill AB 2102 Signed into Law!

This bill would additionally require that the annual Department of Housing and Community Development report include an evaluation of the Homeless Housing, Assistance, and Prevention Program.

CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill AB 422 Signed into Law!

This bill requires the notices to include prescribed advisements about the availability of free or reduced-cost comprehensive health care coverage through Medi-Cal or the California Health Benefit Exchange, respectively.


CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill SB 353 Signed into Law!

This bill requires a health care service plan, as specified, that advertises or markets products in the individual or small group health care service plan markets, or that allows others to market or advertise on its behalf in those markets, in a non-English language, as provided, and that does not meet certain requirements, to translate into that language specified documents.


CPEHN’s Sponsored Bill SB 488 Signed into Law!

This bill authorizes a code enforcement officer, upon successful completion of a course of study in the appropriate subject matter as determined by the local jurisdiction, to determine whether an infestation exists or whether there is a lack of adequate garbage and rubbish removal facilities


CPEHN’s Co-Sponsored Bill AB 441 Signed into Law!

This law requires the California Transportation Commission include case studies of transportation projects that improve health and equity in the next revision of the state’s Regional Transportation Planning guidelines.


CPEHN Celebrates Our 20th Anniversary

CPEHN celebrates 20 years of advocating for health equity.


CPEHN Expands in Sacramento

CPEHN opens a second office in Sacramento expanding our legislative presence.


California Reducing Disparities Project: Phase 1

California Reducing Disparities Project: Phase 1

CPEHN begins work on developing a statewide strategic plan for reducing mental health disparities through the California Reducing Disparities Project, funded through the Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63). The first phase of the CRDP focused on developing population-specific knowledge about mental health challenges in our communities and community-defined solutions.


CPEHN Releases Landscape of Opportunity

CPEHN Releases Landscape of Opportunity

CPEHN releases seminal, data-rich report, Landscape of Opportunity: Cultivating Health Equity in California, which paints a picture of how our neighborhoods impact our health.


Having Our Say Coalition Established

Having Our Say Coalition Established

The Having Our Say coalition was founded in 2007 to raise the voices of communities of color in the health reform debate and to advocate for access to quality health care for all.