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St. John’s Well Child and Family Center Releases COVID-19 Report
August 27, 2020
St. John's Well Child and Family Center released a report on its efforts to combat the pandemic in south and central Los Angeles, asserting that it found "extreme racial and ethnic disparities in U.S. healthcare, housing and economic security.'' ... read more »
Rep. Maxine Waters, HACLA Deliver Masks and COVID-19 Testing Info to Avalon Gardens Public Housing Residents
June 11, 2020
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Chair of the House Committee on Financial Services, and the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) distributed non-surgical, washable masks and the location of local COVID-19 testing sites to residents of Avalon Gardens Public Housing Development on Friday, June 5. ... read more »
Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Supervisor Hilda Solis Bring Hope to Hope Street With New Homeless Shelter
March 13, 2020
It was a great day to have hope in Los Angeles as Councilman Curren Price, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Supervisor Hilda Solis celebrated the completion of the first Bridge Home in District 9. ... read more »
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Compton deserves to be healthy. This new campaign will help make that a reality.
December 12, 2019
There are lots of notable things about the city of Compton. It has a rapidly improving school system. It’s a stable, multi-racial community with a long history of African American empowerment and a growing Latinx population. Above all, Compton is a city where neighbors take care of each other. That’s the spirit behind a newly launched public health campaign, Compton Healthy, that aims to improve the health of the 100,000 people who call Compton home -- because despite the community values which make Compton so strong, there are troubling health trends that must be addressed.  ... read more »
Trump’s Changes to Title X Program Would Hurt the Black Community’s Access to Family Planning
September 27, 2019
Recent efforts by the Trump administration to undermine the federal Title X family planning program could significantly impede access to essential preventive health services for low-income patients across the state of California and throughout the country. ... read more »
Local Elected Officials Unite to End Child Poverty
May 23, 2019
Gov. Newsom joins Ridley-Thomas, Burke and Mitchell at South L.A. rally ... read more »
County Breaks Ground on New MLK Child and Family Wellbeing Center
May 2, 2019
The Center will open with 3 floors where a variety of services for patients with special needs ... read more »
L.A. Care Awards $3.6 Million for Physician Recruitment
January 25, 2019
L.A. Care Health Plan, the largest publicly-operated health plan in the country, has announced the first round of Provider Recruitment Program grants as part of its Elevating the Safety Net initiative. The mission of the $31 million initiative is to recruit highly-qualified primary care physicians to the Los Angeles County safety net. The safety net is comprised of health care providers who offer access to care regardless of a patient’s ability to pay, and whose patient population includes a substantial share of the Medicaid population and the uninsured.  ... read more »
The Black AIDS Institute and St. John’s Well Child and Family Center Open new community-centric free or low cost primary care facility in Leimert Park
April 19, 2018
A Clinic for Us is a part of a new collaboration between the Black AIDS Institute and St. Johns Well Child and Family Center to expand and enhance affordable health care to Black communities in Los Angeles County. ... read more »
Community-driven Movement Aims to Reduce Rate of STDs
September 28, 2017
However, in light of the still-rising numbers, WeCanStopSTDsLA released an updated Pocket Guide to Sexual Health Services and Clinics in South L.A. on Sept. 20. ... read more »
Advocacy groups will convene to educate community on Trump Administration’s proposed budget cuts
March 29, 2017
Daily pronouncements of new policies from the White House, these community-­‐based organizations feel the importance to come together to create a unique town hall ... read more »
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