Show Up and Show Out for Your Health: Three Reasons to #GetCovered for 2019

Show Up and Show Out for Your Health: Three Reasons to #GetCovered for 2019

Let’s get clear on the facts: The Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, still stands. Despite the president’s claims to have “repealed the core” of Obamacare, the ACA continues to provide coverage for millions of Americans across the nation. They want you to believe that the ACA is obsolete. Californians can prove otherwise by signing up for health coverage through Covered California’s open enrollment, from October 15, 2018, to January 15, 2019. By doing so, you can ensure that you and your loved ones will have access to quality health care and preventive services. #AlternativeFacts about Obamacare continue to run rampant. In order to clear up any misinformation, here…
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Narrative Justice: A Daughter of Black Immigrants Reflects

Narrative Justice: A Daughter of Black Immigrants Reflects

I am of a history of cross-border movements that no right-wing political administration can contain. My folks are the kind of loud, and Black, and women dreamers who everyday disrupt U.S. binaries of “Black” and “immigrant” by being both at the same time: Black immigrants. Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, my mother taught me to never forget her island of Trinidad and Tobago. Because of my family’s love for home, I carry my heritage into all that I do. As a Health Equity Fellow in the Greenlining Leadership Academy, I am encouraged every day to seek #ChangefromWithin by bringing the fullness of my identity into my work. My experience…
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