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The Other Big C: Collaboration

Release Date: 
05/01/2017
With the uncertainty of the Affordable Care Act, the ACA policy brief at our annual conference was a packed house. Jim Hickman , CEO of Better Health East Bay , moderated the panel. Hear his takeaways from the conversation and how...
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Northern California's ACLU Executive Director Expects a Busy Future

Release Date: 
12/05/2016
Abdi Soltani, Executive Director of the ACLU of Northern California, recently spoke out in a Q&A to The Recorder about his future work after the election. You can meet him at our upcoming program on Wednesday, December 7th.
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Getting Into Equity: A Provocative Movie for Health Funders

Release Date: 
08/22/2016
The importance of investing in children is something that resounds deeply in each of us. Health funders are gathering this month for a special film that’s inviting people to think in new ways about health equity. California Newsreel’s film, ...
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CalFresh Reduces Hunger in Every County in California, but Changes at the Federal Level Could Cut Benefits

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) — known as CalFresh in California — is the cornerstone of the federal government’s effort to reduce hunger and help struggling families put food on the table. Check out this fact sheet from the California Budget & Policy Center, that illustrates how food assistance varies in California.
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What do California Counties Stand to Lose under ACA Repeal?

California saw large increases in health coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 3.7 million adults enrolled in the Medi-Cal expansion. 1.2 million Californians enrolled in subsidized insurance through Covered California, with average annual premium subsidies of $3,700. Check out UC Berkeley Center Labor's fact sheet on what is at risk for California counties if the ACA is repealed.
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