Health Equity and Racial Justice Fund

Health Equity and Racial Justice Fund

The California Health Equity and Racial Justice Fund is a bold, innovative proposal to provide resources directly to community-based organizations, including clinics and tribal organizations (CBOs), to identify the most pressing health and racial justice issues in their communities and develop solutions to address them.

COVID-19 has exacerbated and amplified health disparities and vulnerabilities that have long existed in minority communities in California. We are working diligently to address the systemic inequities and racist structures that have caused these health disparities.

The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010 significantly increased California’s healthcare access. However, Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities continue to face challenges in accessing affordable healthcare.

More than 30 organizations joined together to successfully secure Medi-Cal coverage of continuous glucose monitors for Californians living with diabetes.

Lawmakers ask Governor Newsom to implement Medi-Cal changes that protect diabetes patients and reduce COVID-19 impacts among minorities

Patient Groups Ask Governor Newsom to Address Diabetes Health Care Disparities

Getting Ahead of Diabetes

Dr. Joaquin Arambula shares his insights on diabetes prevention, access, and technology. Learn more about diabetes and what’s at stake.