Posts Tagged ‘CPEHN’

June 21 Webinar: Expanding health care access through the LIHP program

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

California ’s Low-Income Health Program (LIHP) is already providing basic health services to close to 275,000 individuals, a majority (67%) of whom are people of color. Successful implementation of the LIHP program, and a coordinated transition plan, will ensure the state is able to maximize enrollment in Medi-Cal and the Health Benefit Exchange in 2014.… [ Read full post ]

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Ellen Wu: New report shows cultural and linguistic outreach is critical to the success of ACA

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

BUILDING A BRIDGE:  Ellen Wu, the Executive Director of the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, discusses how to maximize the potential benefits of the Affordable Care Act for communities of color.  In 2012, CPEHN is celebrating 20 years as a champion for health equity.

Our latest report put numbers to what we already knew – … [ Read full post ]

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Making bikes count in LA County

Monday, September 12th, 2011

By Allison Mannos, Urban Strategy Director, Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition (LACBC)

We have begun to see a rise in the number of Californians, especially in Los Angeles, willing to ditch their cars and take up bike riding in the past few years.  Group bike rides like the ”Midnight Ridazz,” bicycle repair co-ops … [ Read full post ]

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Chris Ringewald: CHIS data, GIS, combine to power advocacy for health equity

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
HealthyCity

RAISING AWARENESS OF HEALTH DISPARITIES: Chris Ringewald, senior research analyst for Healthy City, writes about how his GIS project and CPEHN relied upon CHIS data to increase awareness and action around health disparities in the state:

When the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN), the only statewide multicultural organization leading the fight for health equity, wanted … [ Read full post ]

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April 27 event: Transportation impacting health

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
CPEHN

Learn from TransForm, a leading transportation advocacy agency, and other experts, on how to ensure cleaner air, safer streets, accessible services and other building blocks of sustainable and healthy communities. Join the California Pan Ethnic Health Network and other advocates on April 27 in downtown Los Angeles at a low-cost workshop on transportation and … [ Read full post ]

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Ellen Wu: CHIS data fuels CPEHN’s advocacy for a more diverse approach to health care reform

Monday, April 11th, 2011
Ellen Wu
REPRESENTING DIVERSITY: As historic health care reform legislation is implemented in California, CPHEN’s Executive Director Ellen Wu describes how her organization used data to ensure that the state’s diverse needs and viewpoints were represented in the planning process.

When President Barack Obama signed the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA), it was a landmark moment for … [ Read full post ]

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