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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 ...
FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA JOINS PARTNERSHIP FOR A HEALTHIER AMERICA AND SEVEN ORGANIZATIONS TO HELP ENSURE EVERYONE EVERYWHERE CAN DRINK MORE WATER
Jul 22, 2014 | Press Release

FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA JOINS PARTNERSHIP FOR A HEALTHIER AMERICA AND SEVEN ORGANIZATIONS TO HELP ENSURE EVERYONE EVERYWHERE CAN DRINK MORE WATER

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 ...
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 ...
May 14, 2014 | Press Release

Ben & Jerry's Foundation, The California Endowment, Hill-Snowdon Foundation, and Liberty Hill Foundation Win Award from Philanthropy Watchdog Group

2014 NCRP Impact Awards recognizes foundations that have shown leadership, innovation and commitment to solving the country's toughest problems WASHINGTON, May 14, 2014  -- Today, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) announced the ...
Apr 17, 2014 | Press Release

California Endowment Creates a Healthy Buzz with New Art Mural

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Apr 14, 2014 | Press Release

City Leaders Applaud California FreshWorks Fund and Community Partners for Bringing Fresh Food and Jobs to South Los Angeles

Northgate Gonzalez Market Welcomed as Partner in Effort to Improve Access to Healthy Food
Apr 07, 2014 | Press Release

California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, Latino Coalition for a Healthy California, and California State Outdoor Advertising Association Launch Statewide Billboard Campaign Promoting #Health4All

SACRAMENTO, CALIF. – The California Pan-Ethnic Health Network, the Latino Coalition for a Healthy California, and California State Outdoor Advertising Association, with support from The California Endowment, announced that they launched a statewide ...
Apr 04, 2014 | Press Release

State Assembly Hearing: Childhood Trauma Is Common and Can Be Devastating—But Damage Can Be Overcome

At Los Angeles Hearing, Researchers Release Groundbreaking Survey Data Linking Child Abuse and Neglect to Heart Attack, Depression, Obesity, Binge Drinking, and Other Health Risks; Experts Say Greatest Effects Concentrated in Low Income Communities ...
Apr 03, 2014 | Press Release

HealthCorps’® 8th Annual Gala to Honor Goldie Hawn, Gloria Steinem And The California Endowment for Leading America’s Youth to Health

Co-Founders Dr. Mehmet Oz and Lisa Oz To Co-Host Event at The Waldorf Astoria in NYC on April 9 New York – April 3, 2014 – HealthCorps®, leaders in the nationwide movement of healthy young people, will honor Goldie Hawn, Gloria Steinem and The ...
Mar 28, 2014 | Press Release

The California Endowment’s Senior Vice President Anthony Iton, MD, MPH, Named as Recipient of the 2014 Beverlee Myers Award for Excellence by the California Department of Public Health

Los Angeles (May 28, 2014) – The California Endowment today announced that Senior Vice President of Healthy Communities Anthony Iton, MD, MPH, was named as the recipient of the 2014 Beverlee Myers Award for Excellence by the California Department of ...
Mar 21, 2014 | Press Release

Statement from The California Endowment's President & CEO Robert K. Ross, M.D., on the Release of New School Discipline Data Showing Overall Progress but Continued Ethnic Disparities

Los Angeles, CA (March 21, 2014) — Robert K. Ross, M.D., President & CEO of The California Endowment, issued the following statement today on the release of new school discipline data from the United States Department of Education. The release covers ...
Mar 18, 2014 | Press Release

The California Endowment Declares Trauma The Leading Public Health Issue Of Our Time And Champions Solutions to Build Resilience

James Redford, RZA, Krista Tippett and More Join Largest Statewide Health Foundation to Advance Solutions To Prevent Trauma and Reverse its Harmful Consequences    LOS ANGELES- Yesterday (March 17, 2014), The California Endowment launched, “Health ...
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