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Everyone Counts: Why the 2020 Census Matters

Richard Tate It’s official: A citizenship question will not be included on the 2020 census because the Supreme Court and federal judges in New York…

June 27, 2019

Now Is the Time to Advance and Defend

(April 4, 2018)—Like many of you, this isn’t the start to 2017 I imagined – certainly not in California, where this time last year health…

April 4, 2018

We Are Not Alone!

I was proud to be in D.C. representing Cal Wellness. I was fired up and deeply moved by the young people leading this movement.

March 29, 2018

For Safer Schools, We Need Safer Communities

The high school shooting in Parkland, Florida, last month has galvanized a movement. The protests this week, and the advocacy of the brave young students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, are reminding all of us what it looks like to speak truth to power.

March 14, 2018

Gun Violence Devastates Florida High School

Our response to the Tragedy in Parkland, Florida. We urge everyone to turn this feeling of speechlessness and despair into action, no matter how small, to help prevent future tragedies.

February 15, 2018

Civic Engagement Advances Wellness

(Oct. 7, 2017)—In California, diversity is one of our state’s most powerful assets, with the potential to advance wellness for all Californians. Latinos are now…

October 7, 2017

Advance Safety, Defend Peace #Charlottesville

We can’t tolerate hate, racism or those who use either to advance their agenda.

August 14, 2017

Aftermath: Post-Election Reflections

The outcomes of the November 8 election do not change our commitment to achieving health equity for everyone in California, regardless of your political perspective or personal beliefs. We will continue to work towards ‘leveling the playing field’ so that all Californians have access to good-paying jobs, safe neighborhoods and quality health care services.

November 9, 2016

Voices: The Power to Vote Is Awesome. Use It.

Consider what’s at stake when we go to the polls in November. The leaders we elect will be deciding what happens to your family’s health care. They will be making decisions that will affect your wages and working conditions. The amount of affordable housing in your community…

October 7, 2016
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