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 Scorecard Measures California Children’s Health and Well-Being
Oct 27, 2014 | Press Release

Scorecard Measures California Children’s Health and Well-Being

Online Tool from Children Now Highlights Each County’s Successes and Challenges Oakland (October 29, 2014) – An interactive data tool released today delivers a timely picture of children’s overall well-being within California as a whole and across ...
White House Fact Sheet: Expanding Access to Legal Representation for Unaccompanied Minors from Central America
Oct 23, 2014 | Press Release

White House Fact Sheet: Expanding Access to Legal Representation for Unaccompanied Minors from Central America

As a matter of policy, the Administration supports providing access to legal representation and services to unaccompanied children. We need every element of the court process to work effectively to accomplish the goal of both honoring humanitarian ...
Oct 22, 2014 | Press Release

The California Endowment appoints Program Manager for Fresno Building Healthy Communities Site

Fresno, CA (October 22, 2014) – The California Endowment today announced it has appointed Sabina González-Eraña to serve as the Program Manager for The Endowment’s Fresno Building Healthy Communities (BHC) site. Building Healthy Communities, launched ...
Warriors, California Endowment, Healthy Richmond, Richmond Community Foundation, City of Richmond & Other Partners Unveil Refurbished Basketball Courts in Richmond
Oct 20, 2014 | Press Release

Warriors, California Endowment, Healthy Richmond, Richmond Community Foundation, City of Richmond & Other Partners Unveil Refurbished Basketball Courts in Richmond

OAKLAND, CA – The Golden State Warriors are tipping off this season’s “Step Up Your Game” initiative in partnership with private, statewide health foundation, the California Endowment, to unveil newly refurbished basketball courts at Martin Luther ...
KCET and The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities Program Announce New Multimedia Archive - ‘The Power of Stories’
Oct 20, 2014 | Press Release

KCET and The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities Program Announce New Multimedia Archive - ‘The Power of Stories’

Burbank and Los Angeles, Calif. – Oct. 20, 2014 - KCET, the nation’s largest independent public television station, and The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities initiative, which empowers communities across the state to create safe, healthy environments for children, have announced THE POWER OF STORIES, a new multimedia archive that features a collection of stories and videos that assist in community building efforts and serve as an illustrative demonstration of the power to re-imagine and transform our communities through storytelling. To learn more about the stories, please visit www.kcet.org/bhcstories.
Oct 13, 2014 | Press Release

L.A. State Historic Park Unveils Tool for Urban Exploration

On October 16, 2014, UCLA REMAP, California State Parks, the National Park Service, the California Endowment and the City of Los Angeles will celebrate the public release of LASHP Trails, an experimental mobile website featuring urban trails that ...
Oct 13, 2014 | Press Release

Thousands Unite in Public-Private Partnership to Raise Awareness and Over $1.5 Million for Refugee Children from Central America

Grants Will Provide Food, Shelter, Legal Representation, and Counseling to Children Who Fled Violence and Hardship The California Endowment, Univision Communications, Inc. and diverse range of partners have just concluded an unprecedented awareness ...
Foundations Establishing $500,000 San Gabriel Partnership Fund to Improve Recreation and Access in Newly Designated San Gabriel Mountains National Monument
Oct 10, 2014 | Press Release

Foundations Establishing $500,000 San Gabriel Partnership Fund to Improve Recreation and Access in Newly Designated San Gabriel Mountains National Monument

Fund Will Support Projects That Upgrade Recreation Areas and Facilities, Improve Community Access, and Restore Natural Habitats SACRAMENTO – Underscoring the importance of President Obama’s designation of the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument on ...
Center for Health Program Management launches  $1 million San Joaquin Valley Health Fund
Oct 07, 2014 | Press Release

Center for Health Program Management launches $1 million San Joaquin Valley Health Fund

Sacramento and Merced, CA – California’s San Joaquin Valley is often referred to as the “food basket of the world” because of its rich soil and agricultural bounty. It also is home to several of the state’s fastest-growing cities and is faced with some of the state’s worst health and economic outcomes. Recognizing the valley’s regional challenges as well as its opportunities, the Center for Health Program Management today launched the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, with initial investments totaling $1.1 million from Sierra Health Foundation and The California Endowment.
Oct 06, 2014 | Press Release

Poll Shows Californians Shifting Attitudes, Strong Support On Access To Health Care For All

Although California has made significant headway to open pathways to health care, 1.4 million uninsured and undocumented Californians are left without access to affordable preventive care, leaving them to turn to emergency services when dire situations demand attention.
Oct 06, 2014 | Press Release

Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach & GRID Alternatives Greater Los Angeles Partner to Install Solar Energy Systems on 2 Local Homes

Two Long Beach families will receive solar electric systems during one-day installation and community awareness event.   LONG BEACH, CA. (October 4, 2014) – Two Long Beach families will receive solar energy systems and decades of clean, affordable ...
Oct 02, 2014 | Press Release

THE CALIFORNIA ENDOWMENT PRESIDENT AND CEO ROBERT K. ROSS, MD, RELEASES STATEMENT ON KEY LEGISLATION TO KEEP CHILDREN IN SCHOOL

New policies in the areas of education, health, safety and justice will help keep California’s rapidly growing population of young people of color in school and on a path to success. SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Dr. Robert K. Ross, President and CEO of The ...
California Leads the Nation in Support for Refugee Children from Central America: Millions of Dollars Committed from Philanthropic Foundations, Government, and Major Donors
Oct 01, 2014 | Press Release

California Leads the Nation in Support for Refugee Children from Central America: Millions of Dollars Committed from Philanthropic Foundations, Government, and Major Donors

This year, record numbers of children have traveled hundreds of miles alone, in harrowing conditions, to escape life-threatening violence and extreme hardship in Central America and seek refuge in the United States. California is leading the nation in responding to this ongoing and urgent humanitarian situation with common sense and compassion.
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 ...
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