Message of Solidarity | June 2020

We are struggling during a time of two major crises in the U.S.: COVID-19 and institutional racism. The murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery are a symptom of the interpersonal and structural racism that exists in public policy and impacts the everyday experiences of Black and Brown communities. Cal-IHEA stands in solidarity with the Black community’s demand for racial justice, and calls for an end to policies and practices that normalize police brutality and other pillars of structural racism.

COVER/AGE Virtual Screening on April 7th: “Expanding Medi-Cal to Undocumented Older Californians" | March 2020

In co-sponsorship with the California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC), we cordially invite you to attend a virtual screening of the short documentary COVER/AGE, followed by an expert panel on “Expanding Medi-Cal to Undocumented Older Californians.”

New Cal-IHEA Videos and Toolkits Move Evidence into Action | February 2020

Cal-IHEA grantee, Dr. Altaf Saadi, has developed the first toolkit to analyze the new policies and actions healthcare facilities like hospitals and clinics have applied to both welcome and protect immigrant patients from immigration enforcement in the healthcare setting.

Moving Evidence into Action to Address Structural Determinants of Youth Development

Cal-IHEA in co-sponsorship with PolicyLink, the California Legislative Black Caucus, and the Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color, is excited to host a policy briefing entitled, “Addressing Structural Determinants of Youth Development for Safe and Healthy Communities."

Upcoming Evidence Briefing “Achieving Whole Person Care through Workforce Innovation”

In light of the California Future Health Workforce Commission's recent report release, Cal-IHEA is excited to sponsor a briefing titled “Achieving Whole Person Care through Workforce Innovation” on Tuesday, November 12th from 11:30am-1:30pm at UC Center Sacramento.

Launching the California Initiative for Health Equity and Action (Cal-IHEA) | September 2019

On August 1, 2019 , Cal-IHEA was launched to more effectively support the translation of research evidence generated by University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) faculty into state health policy to improve health equity.