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Losing Federal Unemployment Benefits or COBRA Health Plan Aid in September? Covered California Can Help
September 16, 2021
Most consumers can now qualify for comprehensive health coverage for just $1 per month. ... read more »
LACo Reports 27 New COVID-19 Deaths, 1,725 New Cases
September 15, 2021
Los Angeles County reported another 27 COVID-19 deaths today, while hospitalizations due to the virus dropped again. The 27 fatalities lifted the countywide death toll from the virus to 25,713. The county also reported 1,725 new cases, giving the county a cumulative total from throughout the pandemic of 1,435,163. ... read more »
LAUSD Board Votes To Require COVID-19 Vaccination for Students Over 12
September 11, 2021
All eligible Los Angeles Unified students aged 12 and over will be required to get vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend in- person classes under a policy unanimously approved by the district’s Board of Education today, ... read more »
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National Study Shows Disparities in Healthcare Spending Among Race
August 19, 2021
Analysis from Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation highlights disproportionate spending on White Americans ... read more »
Company Will Pay You $125 to Participate in Research Project
July 22, 2021
Evitarus, a Black-owned Los Angeles-based public opinion research firm, is surveying African Americans in California to gauge opinions on healthcare and racism. The goal of the project, the company says, is to gather data that can influence healthcare policy.  ... read more »
David G. Brown-May 27, 2021
May 27, 2021
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Bank of America Providing $60 Million Fund for BIPOC Affordable Housing Developers
April 29, 2021
Bank of America Community Development Banking, in partnership with Enterprise Community Partners, is investing $60 million – $30 million in loans and $30 million in equity financing – to support Enterprise’s Equitable Path Forward, a five-year initiative to help facilitate racial equality in housing. ... read more »
American Rescue Plan Provides Big Savings if You Have Covered California Health Plans
March 26, 2021
More money for more people equals more and better health insurance coverage for millions of Californians and consumers nationwide -- especially vital during this age of COVID-19.  ... read more »
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“What really drove COVID in South LA”
March 4, 2021
Even before COVID, our community had an epidemic of chronic disease. ... read more »
The Hawkins Company Knows How to Find the Best in all People
December 10, 2020
The Hawkins Company knows what it takes to attract leaders. They play a role in acquiring ideal candidates for companies looking to fill executive positions. Amidst a global shift in racial equality, diversity within leadership roles has taken the spotlight; it is an extensive issue that needs to be addressed with urgency. ... read more »
ELECTION 2020: For Millions of Americans, the Future of Health Care is What’s on the Ballot
October 29, 2020
“Right now, under the Affordable Care Act, it is your right to have access to lactation support and counseling without cost-sharing for as long as you are breastfeeding. If the ACA gets struck down, then insurers will not be required to cover it, which could have devastating impacts on new parents,” noted Andrea Ippolito, a health tech expert and founder of SimpliFed, a company that assists mothers who breastfeed. ... read more »
Jewish Community Foundation Of Los Angeles Awards $325,000 To Support Racial Equity
October 15, 2020
Seven local organizations are recipients ... read more »
Economy and Race Relations Seen as Growing Concerns Ahead of Election
October 15, 2020
“It is not surprising that voters overall rate the economy as the most important issue impacting their vote for president this year given the fragile state of the U.S. economy and their tendency historically to prioritize it and other issues such as national security and education,” Gallup pollsters observed. ... read more »
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 »
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