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Sep 30, 2014 | Press Release

Statement by Sarah Reyes of The California Endowment on the Signing of Assembly Bill 2731

Fresno, CA — Sarah Reyes, Regional Program Manager, Central Valley, of The California Endowment issued the following statement on Governor Brown’ signing Assembly Bill 2731: “We are pleased Governor Brown has signed Assembly Bill 2731, which enables Fresno County to restore health care for its indigent and undocumented populations.
Sep 29, 2014 | Press Release

Statement by Daniel Zingale of The California Endowment on the Signing of Senate Bill 1159

Sacramento, CA -- ­ Daniel Zingale, senior vice president, of The California Endowment issued the following statement on Governor Brown¹s actions on legislation impacting California¹s immigrant population:  We applaud the Governor and the Legislature ...
Sep 29, 2014 | Press Release

The California Endowment Applauds Legislation Providing Legal Support to Children Fleeing Violence in Central America and Seeking Refuge in the U.S.

Sacramento, CA – On Saturday, September 27, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation — Senate Bill 873 — that will provide legal aid to children fleeing violence and seeking refuge, without parental support, to the U.S. from Central America. This ...
Sep 27, 2014 | Press Release

Statement by Dr. Robert K. Ross, President and CEO of The California Endowment, on Signing of School Discipline Reform Bill

Los Angeles, Calif. (September 27, 2014) –  Dr. Robert K. Ross, President & CEO of The California Endowment, issued the following statement today on the signing of SB420. "Today is a day for celebration. California has become the first state in the ...
Sep 26, 2014 | Press Release

Statement by Dr. Anthony Iton of The California Endowment on Yesterday’s Signing of Senate Bill 912

The California Endowment released the following statement from Dr. Anthony Iton, Senior Vice President, Healthy Communities, on the signing of Senate Bill 912 – legislation that ensures vending machines on state property will carry nutritious foods ...
Sep 22, 2014 | Press Release

The California Endowment Appoints Jennifer Vanore as Program Manager for Learning and Outreach

LOS ANGELES (Sept. 12, 2014) – The California Endowment today announced the appointment of Jennifer Vanore, Ph.D., as Program Manager for Learning and Outreach. In her new position, Vanore will serve as the lead in creating, developing and ...
Sep 10, 2014 | Press Release

THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT PRESIDENT AND CEO DR. ROBERT ROSS RELEASES STATEMENT ON AB 1522

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Dr. Robert K. Ross, President & CEO of The California Endowment, issued the following statement today on the Governor’s signing of Assembly Bill 1522 (AB 1522) – legislation that requires employers to provide paid sick leave to ...
Aug 19, 2014 | Press Release

The California Endowment’s President and CEO Dr. Robert K. Ross Announces Martha “Marty” Jimenez as Executive Vice President/Counsel

Martha "Marty" Jimenez Los Angeles (August 20, 2014) – The California Endowment today announced that Martha “Marty” Jimenez has been named Executive Vice President/Counsel to the Foundation.  Jimenez will serve in a key senior leadership role within ...
Univision Communications Inc. Announces Partnership with Philanthropic Foundations to Provide Humanitarian Relief to Children from the Border
Aug 13, 2014 | Press Release

Univision Communications Inc. Announces Partnership with Philanthropic Foundations to Provide Humanitarian Relief to Children from the Border

Major New Fundraising Effort Will Direct Funds to Various Organizations Helping Children Fleeing Violence and Seeking Refuge Including Save the Children, Catholic Charities, KIND and CARECEN NEW YORK--Univision Communications Inc., the leading media ...
Drink Up Welcomes Seven New and Renewed Supporters
Aug 07, 2014 | Press Release

Drink Up Welcomes Seven New and Renewed Supporters

Washington, D.C. (July 22, 2014) – First Lady Michelle Obama today joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), of which Mrs. Obama is honorary chair, to announce that seven new supporters have joined the Drink Up effort, which encourages people across the country to drink more water, more often. Brita®,FIRST 5 Santa Clara County, Haws Corporation™, Nalgene® Outdoor Products, S’well Bottle, Santa Clara Valley Water District and The California Endowment will support Drink Up by helping to ensure that people across America have access to drinking water, whether through water filtration systems, re-usable water bottles, drinking fountains or other products and programs.
Jul 22, 2014 | Press Release

Statement from The California Endowment on The Latest Partnership Announcement From The First Lady’s Drink Up Campaign

Washington, DC (July 22, 2014)— First Lady Michelle Obama and the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) announced commitments today from Brita, Haws Corporation and Nalgene to help Americans access water wherever they are, whenever they want. As ...
Jul 16, 2014 | Press Release

USC ANNENBERG AWARDS $58,000 IN HEALTH REPORTING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT GRANTS

The California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships at USC Annenberg  today announced journalism awards totaling almost $58,000 to support investigative and explanatory reporting projects on topics including the implementation of the Affordable ...
First-of-its-Kind Spanish-Language Website Helps California Latino Businesses Navigate Health Care Law
Jul 10, 2014 | Press Release

First-of-its-Kind Spanish-Language Website Helps California Latino Businesses Navigate Health Care Law

Sacramento – In partnership with top California business organizations and The California Endowment, Health Law Guide for Business today unveiled a new Spanish-language website to help Latino business owners and employees learn how to comply with the health care law by providing a simple, comprehensive source for information at http://www.healthlawguideforbusiness.org/espanol
Jul 09, 2014 | Press Release

#Health4All Campaign Joins With National Council Of La Raza To Engage Los Angeles Community In Fight For Health Care For Undocumented Californians

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – The California Endowment announced the launch of a large-scale, integrated multi-media effort—across print, radio, television, internet and outdoor media—to inform and engage the community on the importance of providing health ...
Jul 09, 2014 | Press Release

Get Covered America, The California Endowment & Monterey Bay Central Labor Council Team Up For “Get Covered Health Care Training Summit” in Salinas

The California Endowment will team up with Get Covered America and the Monterey Bay Central Labor Council to host a three-day “Get Covered Health Care Training Summit” in Salinas, which gathers leading health care organizations from across the state to share best practices and learn new tactics for health care enrollment.
Jul 08, 2014 | Press Release

FAITH AND COMMUNITY LEADERS ISSUE STATEMENTS AFTER TOUR OF PORT HUENEME SHELTER THAT PROVIDES TEMPORARY HOUSING TO CHILD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL AMERICA

Los Angeles, Calif. (July 8, 2014) – Today, Robert K. Ross, M.D., President and CEO of The California Endowment, along with Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, of The United Methodist Church in Los Angeles, Right Reverend J. Jon Bruno, Bishop of the Episcopal ...
Jul 08, 2014 | Press Release

FAITH AND COMMUNITY LEADERS JOIN IN SOLIDARITY TO CALL FOR PRAYER AND COMPASSION FOR CHILD REFUGEES FLEEING VIOLENCE IN CENTRAL AMERICA

The local leaders will provide eyewitness accounts of their visit Tuesday morning to the temporary shelter at Port Hueneme that houses hundreds of these child refugees WHAT:             On Tuesday, July 8 at 3:15 pm, The California Endowment will host ...
Jun 05, 2014 | Press Release

A Time for Action: Eleven Leading Philanthropies Announce Steps to Expand Opportunities for Young Men of Color

Washington, DC – Eleven of the nation’s leading philanthropies today announced a bold plan of action to maximize the potential of the private sector to improve life outcomes for America’s boys and young men of color. The plan is bolstered by $194 million in initial investments in key initiatives, including programs to enhance school learning environments and reduce the overrepresentation of young people in the justice system. These investments build on existing efforts by foundations to expand educational opportunities, increase access to technology, and build pathways to jobs and economic opportunities in underserved communities. The eleven foundations include the Annie E. Casey Foundation, The Atlantic Philanthropies, Bloomberg Philanthropies, The California Endowment, Ford Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Kapor Center for Social Impact, Nathan Cummings Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
Jun 03, 2014 | Press Release

Capitol Rotunda Exhibit Features Dreamer Youth as Part of The California Endowment’s #Health4All Campaign

The California Endowment today announced the launch of an exhibit in the State Capitol Rotunda featuring inspirational portraits of undocumented Californians as part of its #Health4all campaign. #Health4All highlights the contributions of undocumented Californians while bringing to light their lack access to affordable health coverage. The exhibit coincides with Immigrant Heritage Month, celebrating the role that immigrants have played in the history, culture and economic prosperity of our nation.
May 14, 2014 | Press Release

Statement by Dr. Robert K. Ross, President and CEO of The California Endowment, on Renewed Segregation in California’s Public Schools

Los Angeles, Calif. (May 14, 2014) –  Dr. Robert K. Ross, President & CEO of The California Endowment, issued the following statement today on the release of California Has Forgotten Brown, a research report from the UCLA Civil Rights Project/Proyecto ...
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