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One LA-IAF Demands LA County Supervisors Cover All

Friday, May 30, 2014
Angelus - The Tidings Online

Claretian Father Bruce Wellems, pastor of San Gabriel Mission, testified that increasing funds to cover the “residually uninsured” [undocumented residents] is “the right thing to do. It’s the just thing to do. It’s a good investment and will save money in the end. We think it should be done right, and we don’t want to create a waiting list during the year.” Read more about One LA-IAF Demands LA County Supervisors Cover All

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MOC Secures Candidate Promises for Added Emergency Shelter

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Marin Organizing Committee

On Thursday, May 15th, over 250 leaders of the Marin Organizing Committee gathered for an accountability session with Susan Adams and Damon Connolly, candidates fort District 1 Marin Couty Supervisor... Read more about MOC Secures Candidate Promises for Added Emergency Shelter

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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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One LA Finds $11M in County Funds, Demands More Healthcare

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
LA Times & Jewish Journal

After identifying $11 million in otherwise sunsetting County funds, One LA-IAF leaders testified to the Board of Supervisors about their year long enrollment effort and the the gaps that remain even after the implementation of the Affo Read more about One LA Finds $11M in County Funds, Demands More Healthcare

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One LA Assembly Aims to Clarify Healthcare Act

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Jewish Journal

One LA-IAF organized an assembly in Temple Judea with hundreds of institutional leaders, calling for universal healthcare coverage.  Invited guests included a County Supervisor and two Board leaders of 'Covered California.' Read more about One LA Assembly Aims to Clarify Healthcare Act

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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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1,500 Delegates Launch 'Common Ground' in Vallejo, California

Monday, June 24, 2013
Times Herald & Daily Republic

Cheering Delegates of St. Basil Catholic Church (photo)“An enthusiastic crowd of about 1,500 people filled a Vallejo high school gym Sunday afternoon to welcome a new multi-county organization to the community. Read more about 1,500 Delegates Launch 'Common Ground' in Vallejo, California

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IESC Preps People for Jobs

Saturday, June 23, 2012
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Kathy McClellan, an instructional aide for the Rosemead School District, is getting ready to search for a job. Read more about IESC Preps People for Jobs

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California State Officials Urged to Make Healthcare More Affordable

Friday, September 21, 2012
The Tidings

Renewed hope was the sentiment of most people attending a Sept. 6 (One LA) health care assembly, after state officials committed to create a system where public and private insurance providers offer education, affordable insurance and quality care. Read more about California State Officials Urged to Make Healthcare More Affordable

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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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