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California IAF, community organizing in Central California, Salinas, Monterey

COPA Advances Health Services for Uninsured Undocumented Kids

Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Monterey Herald

No money was actually handed out, but a proposed pilot program aimed at providing health services to Monterey County’s undocumented immigrants may have been the biggest winner during Tuesday’s county budget hearing.... Read more about COPA Advances Health Services for Uninsured Undocumented Kids

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Aging Latinos in Action, Crosswalk, Salinas, California IAF

Salinas Seniors Organize with COPA to Get Crosswalk

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Monterey Herald

Doña Francisca’s death by car, the 4th accident in front of the Sherwood Village senior living facility, brought clarity to members of Aging Latinos in Action. Read more about Salinas Seniors Organize with COPA to Get Crosswalk

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California IAF, Community Organizing in Salinas, Acosta Plaza, CHISPA, Tim McManus

COPA Leaders Break Ground for Basketball Court in Salinas, CA

Friday, August 15, 2014
The Californian

The story, according to Bibiana Alcala, involves an important first phone call.  ”Once our residents said they wanted a basketball court….we contacted COPA.” Read more about COPA Leaders Break Ground for Basketball Court in Salinas, CA

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Community Organizing in California, Community Organizing in Central Coast California, COPA, Tim McManus, ACA, Healthcare

COPA Wins Healthcare Plan of Action for Uninsured & Undocumented

Thursday, May 8, 2014
The Californian & Univision Channel 64

COPA leader Elsa Quezada testified before the Monterey County Board of Supervisors, calling for a County strategy to educate undocumented and uninsured Monterey residents about newly available healthcare services.  

”They are our neighbors, our friends, they go to church with us, they join us at the park, the rodeo…their children go to school with our children,” she argued... Read more about COPA Wins Healthcare Plan of Action for Uninsured & Undocumented

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COPA, ViaCare, LIHP, ACA, Healthcare Access, Tim McManus, Joaquin Sanchez

COPA Explodes Barriers to Healthcare Access in Monterey County

Sunday, December 8, 2013
Monterey County Weekly COPA

Community Organizing in California, Immigration, Public Safety, Interfaith, Social Justice

Straight Talk from Immigrants at COPA Meeting with Sheriff

Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz County Sheriff Phil Wowak took steps toward building trust with the local immigrant community by hosting a town hall meeting Monday to discuss fears around deportation.  Communities Organized for Relational Power in Action, a Watsonville-based community advocacy group, organized the event to address unreported crime in immigrant communities. Read more about Straight Talk from Immigrants at COPA Meeting with Sheriff

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Health Care, Low Income, Community Organizing in California

Monterey County Board of Supervisors Approve Low-Income Healthcare

Wednesday, January 16, 2013
SEIU-ULTCW

Community and Labor leaders with Communities Organized for Relational Power in Action (COPA) celebrated the Monterey Board of Supervisor’s decision to move forward with the implementation of a Low Income Healthcare Plan (LIHP), January 15th.

After a two year struggle to get the LIHP off the ground, the county is now poised to begin insurance enrollment of county residents making 100% of the Federal Poverty Level. Read more about Monterey County Board of Supervisors Approve Low-Income Healthcare

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