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Health Equity

Key Issue Update: Health Care

By: Daniel Wherley, Senior Policy & Research Analyst, Health Equity Yesterday’s defeat of the “skinny repeal” bill sent a clear message – none of the health care proposals we’ve seen over the past six months got to the heart of Americans’ concerns. For over seven years, opponents of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) argued that

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The Partisan Sabotage of America’s Health Care System

By: Daniel Wherley, Senior Policy and Research Analyst, Health Equity Published on May 24, 2017 at 4:09PM PT The last two days represent a crucial moment in the years-long insurgency campaign to sabotage the health care that tens of millions of Americans rely on for their daily well-being, economic security, and peace of mind. The

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Advancement Project California’s Response to GOP Affordable Care Act (ACA) Replacement Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      February 28, 2017                                                                 MEDIA CONTACT Katie Smith, Communications Director KSmith@advanceproj.org, 213-406-9158   Advancement Project California’s Response to GOP Affordable Care Act (ACA) Replacement Plan This is a blatant giveaway that fractures the bedrock of economic security that health care provides for low-income individuals and people of color. Los Angeles – The GOP’s

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A Closer Look

At Access to Care – the Health Equity program presents curated, interactive Need Indexes, data, and maps that show how access to insurance coverage and primary care clinics impacts the ability of low-income communities of color in California to obtain health care.

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Transportation Equity for Los Angeles

Transportation serves as a lifeline for all of us. We need it to access our basic needs, such as housing, jobs, health-care resources, schools, and food. We believe that all communities should have an effective transit network that is safe and accessible for all means of transportation – driving, walking, biking, and bus/rail. Yet, research

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Access to Health Care for All Californians

Access to health care services is vital for everyone to live healthy, productive lives. It provides the opportunity for people to receive health services when needed and take proactive, preventive steps in maintaining a good quality of life. Advancement Project California believes that access to health care is a basic human right, regardless of race,

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6th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

March 23, 2016 By Megan McClaire Today we celebrate the sixth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This landmark legislation ushered in a new era of health coverage to Americans and created more opportunities for hard-working, middle class families to choose health over illness. Since its inception in 2010, 17.6 million previously uninsured individuals

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Health Equity

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Our Health Equity Program brings about real change in the wellbeing of low-income people of color who suffer disproportionately from chronic health conditions, by ensuring their neighborhoods, schools, and health services support and enable healthy choices in California. Download a fact sheet here. Health Equity believes that equitable access to a healthy life is an

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