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Hot Off the Presses! CPEHN's 'Health Equity Forum' Newsletter

Hot Off the Presses! CPEHN's 'Health Equity Forum' Newsletter

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.

You can find updates on our sponsored legislation, Covered California, Medi-Cal, and more.

There’s also information on our upcoming convening on health and equity in the general plan and a collection of dozens of great reports, resources, events, and funding opportunities. Go check it out!

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