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Executive Assistant Audrey Cameron

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West Adams Community Plan Update
City Council Adopts West Adams Community Plan Update
Task Force Appointment
Community Health Councils CEO Joins the Los Angeles County Community Prevention and Population Health Task Force
Issue Brief Finds Gap in Oil Drilling Protections for LA Low-Income and Minority Populations
January 12th, 2015
Half a million Angelenos live within ¼ mile of a drilling site; City Provides Unequal Protections.
Healthy Corner Store Market to Open in Historic Filipinotown
April 1st, 2014
Saturday, April 5th 10 am – 12 pm Don Baraton Discount Store, 1606 Beverly Blvd‎, Los Angeles, CA 90026
November 5, 2013
Applying for health insurance under the ACA is a challenge. Help is standing by for Californians trying to navigate their way to enrollment. On the Path to Enrollment: Getting Californians Covered Under the ACA is a publication of the California HealthCare Foundation prepared by Community Health Councils.
May 11, 2013
South Los Angeles Candidates Forum. Mayoral and City Attorney Candidates to Address South LA Concerns.
April 11, 2013
City Planning Commission Withdraws Exemption on Fast Food Development. Cites community concerns in lifting exemption.
April 11, 2013
Community Opposes Lifting Restrictions on Fast Food Development
January 15, 2013
Community Residents & Stakeholders Gather to Make South LA a Healthier Place. New Plans Will Impact Community Development for Next 20-30 Years.
October 17, 2012
New Report: Health Professional Shortage Areas — A History & Guide to Proposed Revisions
August 28, 2012
Dialogues with South Los Angeles Safety Net Users on Health Reform
June 12, 2012
LA Residents Demand "Fracking" Regulatory Reforms. Two upcoming state workshops will hear residents concerns and recommendations.
May 25, 2012
Designing the Navigator System: Meeting California's Enrollment Needs in 2014
March 31, 2012
2012 Good Food Day LA! Bus Tour & Rally Promotes Healthy Food Options in South LA
March 8, 2012
Fracking in the Baldwin Hills/Inglewood Oil Field: Public Forum to Examine Impact of Controversial Drilling Technique on Surrounding Residential Community.
February 15, 2012
Creating Equity One Stop at a Time. Draft Plans Made Public for Transit-Oriented Design in South LA.
January 25, 2012
Freedom to Choose: What's on the Menu? Fast Food Restaurant Report: Promoting Healthy Dining in South Los Angeles
November 10, 2011
Changing Health & Healthcare: A Tribute to Our Community Heroes
July 21, 2011
California's FreshWorks Fund! First Lady Michelle Obama Announces $200 Million public-Private Loan Fund to Promote Healthy Food Access.
June 28, 2011
New Report Spotlights How Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Harm California's Economy: June 29 Teleconference
June 1, 2011
REACHing for Health Equity: Keeping Our Eye on the Prize
May 6, 2011
Mother's Day: Honoring Mom & Medicaid: Health Policy Groups Warn that Cuts to Medicaid Hurt Women
March 12, 2011
Re-Imagining Empty Space: Innovations for an Active South LA
January 27, 2011
Residents Gather to Mark 5th Anniversary of Noxious Emissions & Demand Stronger Regulations on Baldwin Hills Oil Fields
January 20, 2011
Backyard Oil Drilling Continues to Concern Thousands of LA Residents.
December 8, 2010
Critical Hearing on Efforts to Transform South LA’s Food Desert. Zoning & design issues could stall first new supermarket for community in 20 years. City Council will also hear testimony on fast-food regulations.
December 7, 2010
Oil Company Walks Away from Negotiations on South LA Oil Field. Community Calls on County to make good on commitment to re-examine regulations now that PXP Oil pulls out of settlement talks.
August 19, 2010
As Search for California Budget Continues, Residents in Baldwin Hills Call for Big Oil to Pay Its Fair Share. Eliminating Oil Drilling Loophole Would Raise $1.2 Billion to Help Fill State Budget Gap and Save Jobs & Vital Services.
August 12, 2010
Zoning in on Healthy Fast Food. South LA's fast-food moratorium expires in September. Where do we go from here? Town Hall
July 20, 2010
Food Desert to Food Oasis: Promoting Grocery Store Development in South Los Angeles
June 15, 2010
Governor's Budget Threatens the Health of California. Consumers, Providers & Advocates Present Solutions to Save the Safety Net & Protect California’s Health.
April 14, 2010
New Efforts Launched to Restrict Oil Drilling in South Los Angeles EarthFest Celebration Includes Briefing on Cleaning Up Baldwin Hills Oil Field.
February 25, 2010
California Workforce Primed to Help Families Seeking Health Coverage. Bridging the Health Divide Shows California's Certified Application Assistants Are Critical to Healthcare System and Community.
September 23, 2009
Reach US: Redefining the Health Landscape for 2010 and Beyond!
August 15, 2009
Creating a Community Where Kids Are Healthy, Safe & Ready to Learn. South LA to Partner with The California Endowment in 10-Year Initiative.
July 28, 2009
The Terminator Comes to Life: Children, Families and California’s Economy Are the Collateral Damage.
June 26, 2009
It’s Time for GOP Lawmakers to Act Responsibly. Everyone Must Share the Pain for a Budget Resolution.
June 10, 2009
Revenue Solutions for California’s Budget Crisis. Children’s Advocates Call on Legislators to Place Needs of People before Ideology.
June 2, 2009
Families Unfairly Shoulder the Burden of Balancing California’s Budget. Consumers, Providers & Advocates Join Forces to Speak Out for Families.
May 20, 2009
Governor & Legislators Must Put Children & Families First. Joint Committee Meets to Start Hashing Out Budget Agreement.
April 8, 2009
Food Desert to Food Oasis. A Symposium to Break Down Barriers to Grocery Store & Business Development in South LA.
March 12, 2009
Day of Celebration! Martin Luther King Hospital to Re-Open in 2012.
February 5, 2009
Passage of Children’s Health Coverage Legislation a Plus for California. SCHIP funding gives State opportunity to expand coverage to all children.
December 11, 2008
South LA Shortchanged for Health. Report Calls for Coordinated Leadership to Reinvest in Community.
November 25, 2008
Backyard Oil Drilling Affects Thousands in LA. LA County Fails to Ensure Public Health is Protected from Hazardous Industry.
November 18, 2008
Closure of Healthy Families Enrollment Threatens Future of California's Children. Board Meeting on Wednesday to Determine Fate of Children's Health Program.
October 21, 2008
Supervisor Burke Fails Community. Proposed Zoning for Oil Field Lacks Adequate Protections.
October 20, 2008
Over 200 Community Residents Will Board Buses for Supervisors Hearing on the Baldwin Hills Oil Field. Proposed Zoning for Oil Field Lacks Adequate Protections.
September 23, 2008
Governor and the Legislature Receive a Failing Grade for Budget.
September 17, 2008
Residents Rally Against County’s Failure to Address Their Concerns. Proposed Zoning for Oil Field Lacks Adequate Protections.
August 14, 2008
Residents Ask County to Protect the Environment & Community Health. Overflow Attendance at First Hearing; Second Hearing Scheduled for August 14th.
June 19, 2008
Residents Ask County to Protect the Environment & Community Health. Moratorium on new oil drilling expires June 30th.
May 15, 2008
Families and Healthcare System Will Suffer from Irrational Cuts. May Revise Makes Deeper Cuts to Healthcare.
January 29, 2008
Advocates Kick-Off National Covering Kids & Families Network: Inaugural Meeting Shares Collective Expertise in Advancing Healthcare Coverage
January 11, 2008
California 2008-09 Budget Underscores Need for Health Reform: Budget Recycles Many Cuts Suggested and Rejected in Previous Budgets
January 28, 2008
California’s Kids Lose as Senate Committee Fails to Pass Health Reform Bill.