The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California is a statewide Latino health policy and advocacy organization committed to initiating and advancing policies that will increase access to health services and build healthy Latino communities in California. LCHC assesses community needs, identifies community values, and incorporates community input into the development of health care policies.
Cultural and Linguistics
HolaDoctor provides of multilingual translation and cultural adaptation services for healthcare partners and clients.
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation is a non-profit, private operating foundation focusing on the major health care issues facing the nation. The Foundation is an independent voice and source of facts and analysis for policymakers, the media, the health care community, and the general public.
The Greenlining Institute is a multi-ethnic public policy, research and advocacy institute. The health team promotes policies that empower communities of color and other disadvantaged groups, bringing the benefits of good health and healthy environments through multi-ethnic leadership development and advocating on behalf of these underserved populations.
Promotes language and cultural competency to improve the quality of health care for minority, immigrant, and ethnically diverse communities. Diversity Rx is a clearinghouse of information on how to meet the language and cultural needs of minorities, immigrants, refugees and other diverse populations seeking health care.
The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that supports independent research on health and social issues and makes grants to improve health care practice and policy. The Fund is dedicated to helping people become more informed about their health care, and improving care for vulnerable populations such as children, elderly people, low-income families, minority Americans, and the uninsured.
Since 1992, the Center for the Health Professions at the University of California, San Francisco has offered solutions-driven approaches to the toughest health care challenges.
The California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc. is devoted to the needs and interests of the Indians of rural California. It is a network of Tribal Health Programs that is controlled and sanctioned by Indian people and their Tribal Governments. CRIHB develops and delivers policies, plans, programs, and services that elevate the health status and social conditions of our People; that develop capabilities within local programs, that communicate, educate, and advocate on shared interests; and that organize support for common goals.
The California Health Interview Survey (CHIS) provides public health information for California's diverse population. Results on a variety of health topics are produced for the entire state and for most counties. The survey takes place every two years.
The California Endowment is a private, statewide health foundation that was created in 1996. The Endowment's mission is to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians.