Contemplating Hatred: Reflections on the End of DACA

At this point, we shouldn’t be surprised. Without thinking twice, I can list dozens of examples of moral bankruptcy: Charlottesville, Muslim ban(s), Keystone XL Pipeline, the ban on transgender military personnel, Trumpcare… need I say more? But after President Trump…
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Creating #OneHealthyFresno with Fresno Building Healthy Communities

Since September 2014 I have attended meeting after meeting to understand the health impact of the city’s general plan, convince our elected officials that providing health care access to all Californians, regardless of immigration status via Health4All is both economically…
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Voices from the Front Lines: Barriers to Health Care for Undocumented Californians

Over two million Californians have gained health coverage due to the Affordable Care Act, but the ACA specifically excludes more than one million undocumented Californians. To help ensure that this population gets treated as human beings and not just a…
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Who’s Missing from Health Care Reform? New Report Captures Their Voices

Millions of Californians Have Gained Insurance, While Undocumented Still Struggle Contact: Bruce Mirken, Greenlining Institute Media Relations Director, 415-846-7758 (cell) Anthony Galace, Greenlining Institute Health Policy Fellow, 510-926-4009 BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA – Over two million Californians have gained health coverage due…
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How I Learned that the Pain of Insurance is a Privilege

I have to be honest, dealing with my insurance company has been a pain. They’ve put me on hold so many times that I’ve memorized the rhythm and harmony to two different hold tones. When I got into a car…
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