By Anna G. Eshoo and Dolores Alvarado On Sept. 30, critical funding for federally qualified community health centers expired. This perceived lack of urgency endangers the health of our nation’s most vulnerable. Now, every community health center in California faces drastic cuts in federal funding that will cause many services to be discontinued, patients to be sent to emergency rooms, clinic staff laid off and some health center doors closed permanently. This critical funding pa ..
Community Health Partnership of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties’ Board of Directors, and staff, stand united in opposition to the President’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. We urge our Congressional representatives to pass legislation to protect the 800,000 immigrant youth and young adults in America who benefit from this program. "DREAMers" have been raised and educated in this country. They contribute to our workforce, our economy, and ..
San Jose, CA (6.29.17) – On Wednesday, June 28th, Community Health Partnership (CHP) was named Nonprofit of the Year at a celebration of California Nonprofits Day at the State Capitol in Sacramento. Community Health Partnership, represented by its CEO Dolores Alvarado, was selected by Assemblymember Evan Low to represent Assembly District 28, which encompasses much of the South Bay, as its Nonprofit of the Year. This award was given to approximately 100 out of the 250,000 nonprofit orga ..
Today, Community Health Partnership (CHP) joined Services, Immigrant Rights & Education Network (SIREN) and the Council on American and Islamic Relations (CAIR) to address legislators and their staff, and immigration and health care allies on policy implications of the Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act and its attack on immigrants. SIREN’s popular Policy Breakfast, which took place on March 15th at the Martin Luther King Library, was attended by 60 active and engaged st ..
On March 1, 2017 Community Health Partnership conducted a Know Your Rights workshop in partnership with Services, Immigrant Rights, and Education Network (SIREN) and Asian Law Alliance (ALA) for community health clinic outreach and enrollment staff and behavioral health care providers. With over 90 people in attendance, participants learned about the current climate of immigration enforcement in our community, and specifically what community clinics and patients can do to preserve their righ ..