Gilroy Dispatch: Obamacare Versus Trumpcare

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Despite the Senate’s latest misguided attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA/Obamacare), it survived. Republicans tried and failed more than 50 times to eliminate basic and essential health care services for everyone, especially our most vulnerable communities. Although Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan suggested that they might finally move on to other issues, our health care safety net remains vulnerable with opponents vowing to “kill it with a thou ..

Nonprofit of the Year Recognition

Thursday, June 29, 2017

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 ..

Mercury News: Safety Net Clinics Reduce ER Visits

Friday, May 19, 2017

While government funded clinics were created over 50 years ago as a safety net for those most in need, they serve the community as a whole. Lumping together “high-cost emergency rooms” with community clinics as a place of last resort is wrong (“Grand jury report cites shortage of Medi-Cal doctors,” Page 1B, May 15). For many patients, community health clinics are the clinic of choice offering high quality medical services from experienced physicians and staff who are passionate about  ..

SIREN’s Policy Breakfast on Immigration Rights

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

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 ..

Know Your Rights Workshop

Friday, March 03, 2017

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 ..