In response to the final report of the California Future Health Workforce Commission, Community Health Partnership hosted a summit on August 8th to address the shortage in the safety-net workforce. While some of the statistics shared were tough to hear, they were not surprising. In just 10 years, California is expected to have a shortfall of 4,100 primary care clinicians and 600,000 home care workers; though the State is nearly 40% Latino, only 7% of physicians are Latino; California will on ..
We are outraged by the newly published final ruling on Public Charge and its impact on our poor and immigrant families. On the eve of California’s Medicaid expansion, CENSUS 2020, and a presidential election, such a ruling further attempts to instill fear in our diverse communities and discouraged civic engagement. The strength, quality, and integrity of a government is measured by how it protects its most vulnerable. This administration’s attack on women, children, and immigrants is not ..