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Support the California Health Equity & Racial Justice Fund

A legacy of structural racism and inadequate funding for community-based solutions has led to a disproportionate burden of largely preventable, pre-existing health, economic and community conditions, including a lack of affordable housing and a lack of stable, well-paying employment opportunities. Communities impacted by some or all of these conditions include: Latinx, Black, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Asian American, American Indian, LGBTQ+, and low-income Californians. But we have an opportunity—and an imperative—to build back better. For our children, for our communities, and for our future.

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Learn more about the California Health Equity & Racial Justice Fund

The California Health Equity & Racial Justice Fund would provide dedicated resources to community-based organizations, clinics, tribal organizations and local health departments, to partner with communities of color and low-income communities in identifying the most pressing health and social issues wrought by COVID-19, and to develop strategies to address them, including:

  • housing security
  • food security & healthy food systems
  • economic stability
  • schools and childcare
  • community violence & hate crimes, and
  • health-promoting built environments & environmental justice

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Organizations in support of AB 1038 & Budget Request

Thank you to all our partners and bill sponsors (noted with an asterisks) who have signed on in support of the California Health Equity Fund:

Access Reproductive Justice
Albie Aware Breast Cancer Foundation
Alcohol Justice
American Heart Association
Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy and Leadership (APPEAL)*
Asian Resources, Inc.
BANJ Health Center Inc.
California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits)
California Black Health Network*
California Black Women’s Collective
California Black Women’s Health Project
California Chronic Care Collaborative in San Diego County
California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
California Reinvestment Coalition
California School-Based Health Alliance
Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative (CVIIC)
Ceres Community Project
Christie’s Place
Chula Vista Elementary School District
Community Health Councils
Cooperation Humboldt
County of Los Angeles
County of San Diego
Cultiva La Salud
Detour Empowers FANCY Teen Girls
Empowerment Association
Esperanza Community Housing Corporation
Fresno Barrios Unidos
Hemophilia Council of California
Institute for Public Strategies
Jakara Movement
John S. Andrews, nonprofit consultant
Justice in Aging
Latino Coalition for a Healthy California*
Leah’s Pantry
Let’s Kick ASS AIDS Survivor Syndrome
Liver Coalition of San Diego
Merced County Department of Public Health
Multicultural Health Foundation
Mulvaneys B&L
NICOS Chinese Health Coalition
North Coast Clinics Network
Open Door Community Health Centers
Public Health Advocates
Public Health Institute*
Reach Out
Roots of Change*
Sacramento Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Advisory Board
Salud Para La Gente
Scripps Health
Sepsis Alliance
St. James Infirmary
The Central Valley Urban Institute
The G.R.E.E.N Foundation
The Los Angeles Trust for Children’s Health
The Urban Collaborative Project
Think Dignity (formerly Girls Think Tank)
Village Movement California
Worksite Wellness LA

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Follow Californians for a Health Equity Fund on Twitter at @CA_HealthEquity for updates on AB 1038 and the budget proposal, and tag us to share your support. Thank you!

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