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LCHC’s Response to the CA Legislature’s 2021-22 Final Budget Vote

The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) applauds the CA Legislature’s approval of historic public health measures in the 2021-22 budget vote Today, The California Legislature approved historic, forward looking investments in public health in the 2021-22 California State Budget. The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) is encouraged to see investments in…

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A Proposed Legislative Fund Could Help to Close Racial, Health Gap

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – A groundbreaking California Health Equity and Racial Justice Fund, proposed by nearly 200 leading public health and equity organizations and advocates for inclusion in the California budget, will play a leading role in bridging the state’s racial and health gap that largely impacts communities of color and underinvested communities.  With a budget…

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LCHC Statement on Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 Revised Budget

The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) is encouraged by the Governor’s revamped efforts and renewed commitment to expanding healthcare and addressing the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on Latinx communities in light of the State’s $75.7 billion surplus. Today, Governor Newson has put forth his revised proposal for the 2021-22 California State Budget. The…

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LCHC Co-Sponsored Bill to Create California Health Equity Fund Clears First Policy Committee

AB 1038 passed and now awaits hearing before the Assembly Appropriations Committee SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Today, the Assembly Health Committee approved Assembly Bill 1038, authored by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson), which will create the California Health Equity Fund. AB 1038, and an accompanying one-time $180 million General Fund budget request, will provide first-of-its-kind funding…

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LCHC COVID-19 Letter to Governor Newsom

  RE: COVID-19 Recommendations to Protect the Health & Wellbeing of the Latinx Community in California  Governor Newsom and Members of the Administration:  As the State continues to develop new plans, policies, and programs to prepare for the current and foreseeable impacts of COVID-19, we encourage these efforts to uplift a community-centered approach while simultaneously…

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LCHC RESPONSE TO GOVERNOR’S FINAL 2020-21 BUDGET

The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) is deeply disappointed in the decision to indefinitely delay the expansion of Health4All Seniors; urges California leaders to prioritize health equity   Governor Newson and the State Legislature have reached an agreement in the 2020-21 California budget. The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) is deeply…

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LATINO COALITION FOR A HEALTHY CALIFORNIA (LCHC) 2020 Policy Priorities

LATINO COALITION FOR A HEALTHY CALIFORNIA (LCHC) 2020 Policy Priorities   LCHC maintains our commitment to support and advocate for equitable legislation that achieves health for all, builds healthy communities, and secures health as a fundamental human right. We are pleased to announce our 2020 California Legislative Priorities. These priorities address the immediate needs of…

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LCHC celebrates the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program and commits to continue the fight to defend all immigrants

Press Release- LCHC celebrates the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Today, the Supreme court rejected (5-4 vote) the Trump Administration’s attempt to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The program was established by an Obama Era executive order intended to protect a segment of immigrant youth…

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LCHC Announcement of ¡Adelante, California! Community Advisory Board

LCHC Announcement of ¡Adelante, California! Community Advisory Board    LCHC is happy to announce the creation and launch of the Adelante, California Community Advisory Board (CAB). We’ve convened diverse voices from throughout California including youth leaders, physicians, dentists, advocates, researchers, and promotorxs (community leaders) to develop and elevate community-driven solutions in CA.  The purpose of the CAB…

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