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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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LCHC Statement Condemning Police Brutality and Systemic Racism Against Black Lives

LCHC STATEMENT CONDEMNING POLICE BRUTALITY AND SYSTEMIC RACISM AGAINST BLACK LIVES  Dear Partners and Allies, Over the past several weeks, we witnessed the Black community endure the loss of lives at the hands of police and white supremacists. Police violence and the inaction of our criminal justice system has spurred millions of Americans to speak…

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LCHC Statement on Governor’s May Budget Revise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                     May 14th, 2020 Contact: Robert Nunez, rnunez@lchc.org The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) is disappointed by…

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LCHC Statement on CA Immigrant Disaster Relief Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                     April 15th, 2020 Contact: Jeffrey Reynoso, jreynoso@lchc.org  The Latino Coalition for a Healthy California (LCHC) commends Governor Newsom…

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2019 Policy Priorities

Policy Report: Bridges to a Healthier CA for All_2019 Latinx Health Policy Priorities Co-sponsored Bills: SB 347 (Monning): Sugar-sweetened Beverages Warning Labels SB 347 Factsheet  AB 512 ( Ting):  Cultural Competence in Mental Health AB 512 Fact Sheet AB 656 (E. Garcia): Office of Healthy and Safe Communities AB 656 Fact Sheet (Updated)    

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