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New California Laws for 2023

New California Laws for 2023

ENG | ESP Every year, new laws go into effect that impact Californian’s wages, health benefits, education, and so much more. Here are a few new laws taking effect in 2023:ENG | ESP Cada año, entran en vigor nuevas leyes que afectan los salarios, los beneficios de...

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2023 Policy Priorities

2023 Policy Priorities

ENG | ESP Every year, Community Health Councils (CHC) identifies the policy priorities that align with its mission. In 2023 CHC will continue focusing on policy and systems change in the areas of health equity, reparations, and economic resiliency. Historically, CHC...

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Compton urban farm grows new lives

Compton urban farm grows new lives

By Antoine Abou-Diwan Richard Garcia clearly remembers a conversation many years ago which crystalized his life’s work. Garcia and a colleague from Homeboy Industries were driving to a small urban farm plot by the Dolores Mission Church in Boyle Heights, and he...

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Represent YOUR Community!

Represent YOUR Community!

ENG | ESPBecome a resident leader, speak up and learn how policy and systems changes bring transformation to you and your community.Who can apply? Be at least 16 years of age Live within Region 2 (West Athens, Compton/East Compton, Watts/Willowbrook,...

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Care First Budget Survey

Care First Budget Survey

What do you and your family need? What does a “Care First” budget look like? What services do you want to see funded in your community? Help create a Care First budget and reimagine L.A. County by participating in this survey.

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What has the California Reparations Task Force been up to?

What has the California Reparations Task Force been up to?

Image by: Gina Dance, September 23rd Reparations Task Force Meeting in Los Angeles California has set a precedent for examining reparations in the United States. In 2020 Assemblymember Shirley Weber presented Assembly Bill 3121 to establish the Task Force to Study and...

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The Movement for Guaranteed Income

The Movement for Guaranteed Income

Image by: Economic Security Project, GBI Recipients RoundtableGuaranteed Basic Income (GBI) is a form of financial support for individuals and families that provides recurring direct cash transfers, with no strings attached, to targeted groups of people. Instead of...

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2022 Voter Guide / Guía Electoral

2022 Voter Guide / Guía Electoral

Photo Credit: Janine Robinson on UnsplashENG | ESPWe are excited to share our 2022 Voter Guide for California State Propositions and Los Angeles County Measures.State Prepositions Proposition 1: CHC’s stance is YES on Prop 1 because we support an individual’s right to...

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Webinar: Reparations for American Freedman

Webinar: Reparations for American Freedman

On August 23, 2022, Community Health Councils (CHC) and the Coalition for a Just and Equitable California (CJEC) held a California (CA) Reparations Webinar, which doubled as an official listening session for the CA Reparations Task Force (CA RTF). CHC and CJEC...

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