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Let’s keep our promise to South L.A.
May 21, 2020
By any measure, South Los Angeles is one of the most vulnerable communities in California—and the nation. ... read more »
L.A. Rams Sebastian Joseph-Day hosted an Instagram Quarantine Donation party to raise money for medical workers.
May 14, 2020
Los Angeles Rams Defensive Lineman Sebastian Joseph-Day hosted an Instagram Quarantine donation party to raise money and support local medical workers. ... read more »
The Brave New Normal
May 14, 2020
The virus called SARS-COV2, causes a disease known as COVID-19 which is having a historical and unprecedented impact across the globe. Because this transformative pandemic has touched or altered everyone in the world’s life or lifestyle the return to normalcy is but a faded memory. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Slams Trump Administration For Halting WHO Funding During Pandemic
April 16, 2020
This week, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations, issued the following statement after the Trump administration halted U.S. payments for the World Health Organization during a pandemic.  ... read more »
Making Sense of the 2020 Census
April 9, 2020
According to the Census Bureau post-enumeration survey, 800,000 African Americans went uncounted. What does this mean? It means once again, the voice of African Americans was denied. Many programs that impact African Americans are based in whole or part on data derived from the Census. History proves the disenfranchisement of Black people socially, politically and financially. Another ten years cannot pass before we realize how vital the United States Census is to the United States democracy. ... read more »
Covered California Enrollment Deadline Expanded Due to Pandemic
April 2, 2020
Covered California is expanding its special enrollment period through June 30 to help anyone uninsured and eligible to obtain health coverage ... read more »
The Ethics of Healthcare: Essential Kawaida Consideration
March 26, 2020
In this time of pandemic, panic, hoarding and conversations about health and well-being that we are forced to have, I offer these thoughts again for mindful consideration. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente contributes $1 million to 10 leading public health organizations, and is collaborating with the CDC Foundation to support COVID-19 response
March 26, 2020
Support for effective outbreak response will help share best practices based on evidence and data ... read more »
Covered California’s Jan. 31 Deadline Gives
January 30, 2020
Your time to plan your own "Miracles" ... read more »
A Matter of Life and Death: Group to Pull Plug on Life-Saving Aid It Gives to Nearly 4,000 California Dialysis Patients
November 21, 2019
People on dialysis usually qualify for Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older, and those with kidney failure and certain disabilities. ... read more »
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson dies unexpectedly at 60
November 14, 2019
Tyson was the first African American to head Kaiser Permanente as CEO when he took that position in 2013 after filling a number of roles over three decades at the company. ... read more »
Covered California Executive Director Peter V. Lee on the Passing of Bernard Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente
November 14, 2019
"He truly ‘walked the talk’ in his concern for making health care not just a right, but something that is affordable and centered on the great diversity of patients." ... read more »
A Simpler, More Affordable Health Care System is Within Our Reach
October 31, 2019
We have such a system for some of our citizens today: It’s called Medicare. Now imagine the same choices and transparency available to all. ... read more »
Charles R. Drew University Alumni Homecoming Weekend
October 3, 2019
CDU alumni weekend features second annual Drs. Ruth and Ludlow Creary Lecture, CME course on trauma and violence, plus evening gala ... read more »
NCHE Leadership Transition: Dr. Gail C. Christopher to Succeed Executive Director and Co-Founder Dr. Brian Smedley
September 19, 2019
The National Collaborative for Health Equity (NCHE) announced that Executive Director and co-Founder Dr. Brian Smedley will resign effective October 31, 2019, to assume a new role as Chief of Psychology in the Public Interest at the American Psychological Association. ... read more »
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