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Events and Activities

August 14, 2013

Community Health Centers Take Action: Case Studies of Clinic Models Addressing Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities

AHEC Summer Learning Session- Community Health Partnership

As part of National Health Center Week, Community Health Partnership and our South Bay Area Health Education Center co-hosted a briefing to highlight community health centers’ innovative use of health information Technology (HIT) to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities.

Thanks to our expert panel of speakers and all who attended for making the event a big success!

Session Presentations - Download PDFs

Recommended Reading:

Health Care Reform Legislative Briefing

Policy Briefing

November 15, 2012

Health Policy Briefing

Remaining Uninsured Under the Affordable Care Act: Regional and County Estimates A Report by UC Berkley Center for Labor Research and Education and UCLA Center for Health Policy Research

Community Health Partnership
100 N. Winchester Blvd., Suite 368 (3rd floor)
Santa Clara, CA 95050

9:00 am- 11:00 am - Space is limited. RSVP: or call 408.579.6014

Join us for a conversation with health policy experts regarding the latest on the Affordable Care Act and strategies to reduce the number of uninsured in our local communities.

  • Ken Jacobs, Chair, Center for Labor Research and Education, University of California, Berkeley
  • Linda Leu, Health Care Policy Analyst, Health Access
  • René Santiago, Deputy County Executive, Santa Clara County
  • Kiwon Yoo, Policy Director, Insure the Uninsured Project
  • Special Guest Moderator: Irene Chavez, Senior Vice President and Area Manager, Kaiser Permanente San Jose

Download Referenced Reports:

Download the Slide Presentations:

Affordable Care Act Update
Remaining Uninsured in Santa Clara County after Implementation of the Affordable Care Act
Health Care options for the Uninsured - ITUP

Health Care Reform Legislative Briefing

National Health Center Week August 7-13, 2011

The second week of August each year is dedicated to recognizing the service and contributions of Community, Migrant, Homeless and Public Housing Health Centers in providing access to affordable, high quality, cost-effective health care to medically vulnerable and underserved people in the U.S.

Join Community Health Partnership in our celebration of National Health Center Week!  Planning for this annual celebration is already underway. To get involved, contact Health Policy Specialist, Grace-Sonia Melanio at or (408) 579-6014.

For more information about National Health Center Week, please visit:

August 8, 2011

Please join Assemblymember Paul Fong and Community Health Partnership as we co-present on National Health Center Week:

A Community Briefing on Social Inequities and Health Disparities
Monday, August 8, 2011 1-3 p.m.
Location: To Be Announced

Learn more about the results of the recent Santa Clara County Public Health Department report on the social determinants of health in our county. Hear from community health center advocates and leaders about health centers' role in serving our community's most vulnerable populations and reducing health disparities. Help start a public dialogue with state and local officials, health care professionals and local community leaders about the root causes of health inequities and how we can address them. 

Community Co-Presenters:

  • Asian Americans for Community Involvement (AACI)
  • The California Department of Health and Human Services
  • The Health Trust, Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley
  • Kaiser Permanente, and the Santa Clara County Department of Public Health

CPCA Day at the Capitol - Event Closed

Join Community Health Partnership on Wednesday, April 6 as we join the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) and other health center advocates from all over the state at CPCA’s Day at the Capitol!  Day at the Capitol is an annual event that provides an opportunity for physicians, clinicians, directors, and patients to engage in dialogue with legislators and legislative staff about budget and legislative priorities impacting community health centers and clinics.

For more information, please contact Health Policy Specialist Grace-Sonia Melanio at or (408) 556-6014