California’s adaptation strategies (also called climate resilience or readiness) include how we manage our water, grow our food, transport our goods, and live our daily lives around the climate and weather we experience. Communities of color, low-income, and other vulnerable communities including immigrants, refugees, and limited English speaking populations, experience climate readiness differently, often with less resources to manage the impacts of climate change.
The Safeguarding California Plan: 2017 Update is intended to communicate current and needed actions that state government should take to build climate change resiliency.
As health is at the forefront of State and National discussion, we are looking forward to bringing together health equity advocates to discuss issues that could impact health equity for the communities of California.
Join us for this convening as we highlight what is at stake for health care in California as we look to defend and progress the advancements we have made in our state.
Join CPEHN and other advocates on December 12, 2016, as we provide an overview of the 2017 landscape and what federal proposals to repeal the ACA might mean for the health of communities of color in California see CPEHN's Newest Fact Sheet. This webinar is open to all.
Behavioral health is a core component of health and wellbeing. And our behavioral health isn’t only determined by biology. Mental health and substance use are impacted by social and environmental conditions, such as poverty, community safety and violence, education, and jobs. In turn, mental illness and substance use disorders, without access to appropriate treatment, may prevent an individual from fully participating in his or her life and community
Health equity depends upon our collective voice for change. As CPEHN looks towards our 25th Anniversary of uniting advocates for health equity this is truer than ever before. Our biannual conference Voices of Change: Seizing Momentum on Health Equity will focus on the intersectional ways we can work together to create change.
Any comprehensive health equity agenda needs to include oral health disparities. Find out what we can do!