Tag: CalCare

  • API for CalCare AB 2200 Support Letter to the CA Assembly Committee on Health

    April 17, 2024 The Honorable Mia BontaChair, Assembly Health Committee1021 N Street, Suite 390Sacramento, 95814 RE: SUPPORT AB 1400, the Guaranteed Health Care for All Act (CalCare) Dear Assemblymember Bonta, RE: AB 2200 (Kalra) – SUPPORT: As a statewide network of advocates for equitable healthcare for all, Asians and Pacific Islanders for CalCare supports AB…

  • CalCare Will Address Mental Healthcare Disparities Faced by Asians and Pacific Islander Americans

    Asians and Pacific Islanders are among the most underfunded demographic groups in the United States. For so many carrying inter-generational trauma from war, persistent scapegoating and Model Minority Myth propaganda, we must increase the dialogue around these disparities and win CalCare, which will provide the means to begin correcting them. “According to the National Alliance…

  • CalCare Endorsers

    More than 100 organizations, including Indigenous groups, have endorsed CalCare / AB2200 so far and the list keeps growing! The CalCare campaign is endorsed by: ACLU California ActionAIM AssociatesAlameda County Homeless Action CenterAmerican Progressive AllianceAPI for CalCare (Asians & Pacific Islanders for CalCare)AWARE-LA/WP4BLBay Area for BernieBe A HeroBerkeley Federation of TeachersBlack Lives Matter CABlue Dog…

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    Testing Social Hashtag Shortcodes: Source code for the above: Social Hashtag shortcodes have three attributes: tag, text, and target. Tag is required, and it’s the tag used on the social media site. Text overrides the default text, which is “Service:#tag”. Target can be ignored. The Tag shortcode links the word to the tag’s page on…

  • AB 2200/CalCare Timetable

    Build grassroots power and independent lobby efforts to advance the cause of Single-Payer healthcare reform in CA Note: The first stop in the Assembly Committee on Health will probably occur that week ahead of the April 26 deadline.

  • CalCare Resources

    Tools for Building a Movement to Win Single-Payer Reform AB 2200/CalCare Fact Sheet: Click here for PDF CNA CalCare ToolkitPetition, Flyers, Training, etc. API for CalCare half-sheet with email list sign-up QR code flyer (PDF) HC4US CalCare Toolkit Small Businesses for CalCare Legislative Contacts Find your CA Assemblymember https://www.assembly.ca.gov/assemblymembers Find your CA Senator https://www.senate.ca.gov/senators?sortbydistrict=ASC Contact…

  • Asians and Pacific Islanders letter to CA Assembly Committee on Appropriations in opposition to SB 770

    August 31, 2023 Assemblymember Chris Holden, ChairAssemblymember Megan Dahle, Vice-ChairMembers of the Assembly Committee on Appropriations 1021 O Street, Suite 8220Sacramento, CA 95814 RE: SB 770 (Wiener), Health care: unified health care financing — OPPOSE Dear Chair Holden and Committee on Appropriations Members, Asians and Pacific Islanders for CalCare (API for CalCare) respectfully OPPOSES Senate…

  • Chanchanit “Chancee” Martorell, Thai Community Development Center: Thai Community Healthcare Challenges

    Chanchanit “Chancee” Martorell, Thai Community Development Center: Thai Community Healthcare Challenges

    Summary Chancee Martorell, the Founder and Executive Director of the Thai Community Development Center (Thai CDC), highlights the challenges faced by Thai immigrants, including human trafficking, low wages, and limited access to healthcare. She emphasizes the need for healthcare for all and advocates for policy changes to address these issues. Chancee discusses the cultural displacement…

  • Geline Evangelista, on Filipino American Health Care Workers in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Geline Evangelista, on Filipino American Health Care Workers in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Summary The healthcare system faces challenges highlighted by the COVID-19 pandemic, necessitating change. Issues such as healthcare disparities and limited access to quality care require attention. Equitable and multicultural healthcare for all is crucial, as is ensuring proper protective equipment for healthcare workers. Additionally, it is important to prioritize patient care over profit-making in hospitals…

  • Jackie Hernandez, MPH, CHES on AB1400 Bilingual and Bicultural Medical Care

    Jackie Hernandez, MPH, CHES on AB1400 Bilingual and Bicultural Medical Care

    Summary The discussion highlights the significance of bilingual healthcare and the challenges faced by the Latino community in accessing quality care. Cultural practices, such as the use of herbal remedies, need to be understood and respected by healthcare providers. Miscommunication in healthcare leads to safety issues, misdiagnosis, and even death. The need for legislation, like…