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Articles by Anna Challet

Environmental Movement Feeling the Heat — To Diversify

A Green 2.0 study found that people of color did not exceed 16 percent of staff at any environmental organization surveyed.
categories Green NewsRace/Ethnic Relations

Q&A: Across California, ‘Waiting Lists’ for Children’s Mental Health Services

California families looking for mental health services for their children frequently encounter a dysfunctional system.
category Health

Could 2015 See Health Care Expanded for All Californians?

Anthony Wright, one of California’s leading proponents of health care access, says the window is open in the coming year for an historic expansion of health care to all of the state’s residents.
categories HealthPolitics

Study: Trauma Follows Children Into Adulthood, Threat to Public Health in CA

A report by the Center for Youth Wellness found that more than 60 percent of adults reported at least one adverse childhood experience.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthWeathering the StormYouth

Q&A: Closing the Health Coverage Gap for Hispanic Children

A new study out this week finds that over 11 percent of Hispanic children are uninsured, compared to 7.1 percent of all kids nationwide.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

Q&A: Will Congress Save Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Kids?

Unless Congress acts, federal funding for a program that provides health coverage for children in low-income families will end next year.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsHealthYouth

Majority of California Voters Support Health Care for the Undocumented

A majority of California voters support the expanding health coverage to include undocumented immigrants, according to a new poll.
categories HealthImmigrationPolitics

‘Health For All’ Bill Would Fix Hole in the Affordable Care Act

With immigration reform delayed at the federal level, Assemblymember Rob Bonta is gearing up to bring health coverage to everyone, regardless of immigration status.
categories HealthPolitics

September 23 — An Earth Day for Voters

In a world where every day is a holiday a group of organizations came together and decided that surely one of these days should be dedicated to voter registration.
category Politics

Immigration Reform Stalled, But CA’s ‘Health For All’ Bill on Its Way Back

Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Los Angeles) is renewing his pledge to extend health coverage to undocumented immigrants in California.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthImmigrationPolitics
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