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Health Equity Forum – CPEHN’s Quarterly Newsletter

Health Equity ForumOctober 2019 Voice for Change: “Without health equity there can be no justice!”– Elizabeth Bustos, San Diego EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR UPDATE Looking Forward to 2020 By Kiran Savage-Sangwan, Executive Director With 2019 rushing to a close and new decade upon us, we at CPEHN are taking stock and looking forward. I’m excited to share with you […]

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Major Wins for Health Equity Approved by the Governor in Final State Budget! | CPEHN

On Thursday June 27th, Governor Newsom signed California’s 2019-2020 fiscal year (FY) state budget. The final spending plan includes funds for CPEHN’s priority budget asks including,community-based enrollment assistance in Medi-Cal, asthma preventive services and cultural competency in county mental health. The budget also expands access to full scope Medi-Cal for young adults aged 19-25, regardless of immigration status. While CPEHN applauds this important step, we call […]

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Action Alert | CPEHN Budget/Bill Update: Health Equity Proposals Included in Budget Deal!

On Saturday June 8th, the 2019 Budget Conference Committee made up of representatives from both the Senate and Assembly approved the FY 2019-20 budget plan.  The agreement includes funds for CPEHN’s priority budget asks aimed at improving health equity for California’s diverse communities. Specifically, the agreement provides state funds for community-based Medi-Cal enrollment, asthma preventive services and efforts to reduce disparities and improve mental […]

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CPEHN Launches #Care4MyCulture Campaign

CPEHN Launches #Care4MyCulture Campaign In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, CPEHN and our partners are launching a campaign to transform mental health care in California and ensure that it is culturally responsive to our communities. Please join us! THE PROBLEMCommunities of color and LGBTQ+ are often overlooked – including in our complex mental health care […]

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New California Surgeon General Visits Stockton to Discuss Health Disparities | CPEHN

New California Surgeon General Joins Community Groups in Stockton to Discuss Health Disparities Yesterday, Governor Newsom announced the appointment of Dr. Nadine Burke Harris as the first-ever California Surgeon General. Today, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris joined the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN), the California Black Health Network, Faith in the Valley, members of The All Stars […]

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Governor Newsom’s Budget Makes Important Investments in Health Equity and Prevention

On January 10th, Governor Gavin Newsom released his fiscal year 2019-2020 proposed state budget. In response, CPEHN issued the following statement: “CPEHN is thrilled to see Governor Newsom recognize that persistent health inequities have plagued communities of color for too long. This Budget proposal acknowledges that California’s communities of color, particularly Black women and children, are experiencing […]

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CPEHN Voter Guide

2018 MIDTERM ELECTIONS: The midterm elections are coming up on Tuesday, November 6th and it has never been a more important time to vote. It is a phrase we have heard over and over again, but it’s one we cannot become numb to. We have the chance to elect a new Congress, a new governor, and make […]