California Black Health Network

OneLegacy’s Wellness Event Inspires South L.A. Participants

Hundreds of local residents visited the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza on March 2, to attend OneLegacy’s Connecting the Dots: Hip Hop & Health Community Event and Panel. This inaugural event hosted by the local organ procurement organization offered a variety of free services including free A1C and high cholesterol health screenings from OneLegacy’s OPO/HBCU Coalition partner, Charles Drew Medical School, as well as free oral hygiene services from Chinatown Service Center. The event also included free haircuts, manicures, yoga and wellness sessions, COVID-19 tests, and fresh produce, followed by a health panel. The panel was moderated by producer, artepreneur, and HBCU graduate Maleena Lawrence

California Black Health Network Celebrates 40th Anniversary

More than 150 people converged at the top of Hotel Indigo on Dec. 7, to enjoy the 40th anniversary celebration of the California Black Health Network (CBHN), the only Black-led statewide organization that advocates for the health of Black Californians. 

Our Mistrust of Medicine: Black Health Group Hosts Critical Conversation 

The California Black Health Network (CBHN) hosted a conversation focused on the mistrust of healthcare providers among Black Americans at Black-owned Drip Espresso, a popular coffee shop in Sacramento and a community partner of the organization.  

In Dr. King’s Honor, California Black Health Leaders Call for Urgent Action During COVID-19 Crisis

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. African American health leaders joined Covered California to reflect on the life and legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and with the final deadline in the current open enrollment period coming up, to urge Black Californians to sign up for comprehensive coverage through Covered California or Medi-Cal. Doctors David Carlisle and Kim Rhoads, along with Rhonda Smith of the California Black Health Network, say Dr. King’s words on the injustice in healthcare are still profound