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Protect Health Care Letter & Support

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 See the message sent below in support of health care for California's kids.


To:
Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
Senator Dianne Feinstein
Senator-Elect Kamala Harris
Members of California’s Congressional delegation

RE: Protect health care for California’s children and families

Dear Majority Leader McCarthy, Minority Leader Pelosi, Senator Feinstein, Senator-Elect Harris, and all members of California’s Congressional delegation;

As our elected representatives in Washington DC, we urge you to protect health care for California’s children. Nearly 60 percent of California’s children rely on Medi-Cal and networks of private health providers for their health care. Cuts to the Medicaid system would immediately and directly decimate health coverage and access to care for children in California. In addition, a repeal of the Affordable Care Act would result in an estimated 5 million Californians losing coverage (including half a million kids) and a devastating loss of $20 billion in federal funding for California in one year alone.

Californians have worked tirelessly to extend health care to more children in our state, and we have done so while shoring up the state’s fiscal health. While these achievements were not without their own difficulties and challenges, the result is a stronger health care economy that is more efficient, equitable, and accessible. In the past two decades, we have transformed California from a state with nearly 2 million uninsured kids to one in which all children have access to affordable health coverage, and all but approximately 100,000 are enrolled.

Health coverage is critical for children. Children with health coverage do better in school and miss fewer school days; are more likely to graduate from high school and go to college; have fewer emergency visits and hospitalizations as children and as adults; and earn more money as adults. In short, health coverage helps children thrive and live out their dreams.

We urge you to carefully consider your role in protecting health care for kids in the coming weeks and months. The wrong proposals, actions/inactions, or rhetoric can promote anxiety and confusion for families; disrupt and destabilize health care markets; cause chaos for those crafting the state budget; undo administrative efficiencies that promote health care services over paperwork burdens; and/or derail initiatives to ensure value, quality, and accountability for federal health care dollars.

It is your responsibility to protect the health of California kids. Half a million children would lose their health coverage under the proposed changes to the Affordable Care Act, and that is unacceptable. Children, families, seniors, and single adults are all counting on you to protect their access to care. As Californians, we stand together and will do all we can to help you make informed and responsible choices in support of the health of California’s kids and that of children across the country.

Sincerely,


3 Strands Global Inc.
4Cs of San Mateo County
50+1 Strategies
826 Valencia
A Place Called Home
A World Fit For Kids!
Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors
Acknowledge Alliance
Act 4 Entertainment
Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project
Activating Teen Literacy
Advancement Project
Advokids
Aeries Software
Akadus
Alameda County
Alameda County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
Alameda County Early Care & Education Planning Council (ECE Planning Council)
Alifano Technologies
All Pro Promotions
All Saints Church Foster Care Project
Alliance for a Better Community
Altadena Children's Center
Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
American Academy of Pediatrics, California
Americans for Democratic Action Southern California
AMPL Fine Art Consulting
Amy Fuller Translation Services
Andy's Candy Apothecary
Animal Rescue of Fresno
Any Positive Change Inc.
APLA Health
Apple Tree Dental California
Armen Deveejian, Architect
Arts Bridging the Gap
Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles
Asian and Pacific Islander Obesity Prevention Alliance (APIOPA)
Asian Health Services
Attendance Works
Autism Deserves Equal Coverage
Aviva Family & Children's Services
BANANAS
Bay Area Children's Association
Bay Area Council
Bay Area Council Economic Institute
Bay Area Parent Leadership Action Network
Beat the Streets Inc
Benevolence Health Centers
Berkeley Media Studies Group
Beyond Emancipation
Bicycle Coffee
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Cruz County
Black Parallel School Board
BLU Educational Foundation
BlueSkies for Children
BOCA- Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action
Bohbot & Riles, PC
Boulevard Skate Shop
Boys & Girls Club of Merced County
Boys and Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley
BreastfeedLA
Brighter Beginnings
Brooke Frost & Associates
Brosamer and Wall, LLC
Buddy Bridge Child Care
Building Healthy Communities Merced
Butte County Child Abuse Prevention Council
California Alliance for Arts Education
California Alliance of African American Educators
California Alliance of Caregivers
California Alliance of Child and Family Services
California Alternative Payment Program Association (CAPPA)
California Alternative Payment Program Association (CAPPA) Children's Foundation
California Association for Bilingual Education (CABE)
California Association of Food Banks
California CASA Association
California Center for Rural Policy
California Child Care Coordinators Association
California Child Care Resource & Referral Network
California Child Development Administrators Association
California Children's Hospital Association
California Children's Services
California Coalition for Youth
California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy
California County Superintendents Educational Services Association CCSESA
California Coverage and Health Initiatives (CCHI)
California Family Child Care Network
California Family Resource Association
California Food Policy Advocates
California Forward
California Head Start Association
California Health Collaborative
California Immigrant Policy Center
California Immunization Coalition
California Mathematics Council
California NOW
California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
California Partnership
California Partnership to End Domestic Violence
California Primary Care Association
California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc.
California School Employees Association (CSEA)
California School-Age Consortium
California School-Based Health Alliance
California State Alliance of YMCAs
California Teachers Association
California Urban Partnership
California WIC Association
California Yacht Sales Inc.
CaliforniaHealth+ Advocates
Californians for Safety and Justice
Caliph Assagai Public Speaking
Campaign for Business and Education Excellence
Canal Alliance
Capture the Dream, Inc.
Carolyn Kordich FRC
CASA of Contra Costa County
CASA of Kings County
CASA of Mariposa County
CASA of Mendocino and Lake Counties
CASA of Merced County
CASA of Nevada County
CASA of Orange County
CASA of San Bernardino County
CASA of San Francisco
CASA of San Luis Obispo County
CASA of San Mateo County
CASA of Santa Cruz County
CASA of Sonoma County
CASA Sacramento
CASA Siskiyou County
Casanova Photography
Catholic Charities- San Francisco, Marin and San Mateo
Center for Collaborative Planning
Center for Ecoliteracy
Center for Leadership, Equity, and Research (CLEAR)
Center for Oral Health
Center for Policy Analysis
Center for Reflective Communities
Center for Restorative Solutions
Central CA Children's Institute
Central California Asthma Collaborative
Central Coast YMCA
Central Valley Children's Services Network
Chicana Latina Foundation
Child Abuse Prevention Council of Contra Costa County
Child Abuse Prevention Council of Sacramento, Inc.
Child Action, Inc.
Child Advocates of Placer County
Child Advocates of Silicon Valley (CASA)
Child Care Alliance Los Angeles
Child Care Law Center
Child Care Resource Center
Child Development & Family Studies Dept of CCSF
Child Development Associates, Inc.
Child Development Resources of Ventura County
Child Start Inc.
Child, Family & Community Services, Inc.
Children & Family Circle
Children Now
Children Today
Children's Advocacy Institute
Children's Bureau
Children's Defense Fund-California
Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute
Children's Network of Solano County
Children's Regional Integrated Service System
Children's Specialty Care Coalition
Clinica Sierra Vista
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)
Coastside Children's Programs
Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth
Common Sense Kids Action
Community Advisory Committee (CAC) to the local area SELPA
Community Clinic Consortium
Community Education Partnerships
Community Engagement Initiatives
Community for Excellent Public Schools
Community Health Awareness Council, Mountain View
Community Health Councils
Community Health Initiative Napa County
Community Housing Partnership
Community Investment Strategies
Community Link Capitol Region
Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley
Community Social Model Advocates
CommUniverCity San Jose
Comprehensive Community Health Centers (CCHC)
Congregations Building Community
Connections for Children
Consortium for Early Learning Services
Converge CRT
Cope Family Center
Corbin and Kaiser, LLC
Counseling and Support Services for Youth
County of San Luis Obispo Health Agency
County of San Mateo
County Welfare Directors Association of California
Crescent City/Del Norte Chamber of Commerce
Crystal Stairs, Inc.
Cultural Brokers Inc.
CuriOdyssey
DAB Art
Daly City Partnership
Dance Me Fit
Darci Smith Consulting
Darden Architects
Davies & Associates
DezCastaneda
Digital Deployment
Diringer and Associates
Discovery Charter School
Dog Gon' Clean
Dolores Huerta Foundation
Dorris Dann Kids Campus
Drew Child Development Corporation
Early Childhood Mental Health Program
Early Childhood Systems Consulting
Early Edge California
Earth Mama Healing, Inc.
East Bay Agency for Children
East Bay Asian Youth Center (EBAYC) Fresno
East Bay Asian Youth Center (EBAYC) Oakland
East Bay Asian Youth Center (EBAYC) Sacramento
East Bay Children's Law Offices
East Side Union High School District Child Development Program
Eastern LA Family Resource Center
Eastmont Community Center
EcoBirth-Women for Earth and Birth
Educare of California at Silicon Valley
Educate 78
Educate Our State
Educational Results Partnership
EMC Research
Engel & Volkers
Epilepsy California
Epistemological Engineering
Equality California
Ersoylu Consulting
Escuela de la Raza Unida
Every Neighborhood Partnership
Everychild Foundation
Extended Child Care Coalition of Sonoma County
Faith in Action Kern County
Faith in Community
Familias Unidas
Families Now
Family Care Network, Inc.
Family Child Care Council
Family Connections
Family Focus Resource Center
Family Paths, Inc
Family Resource Library and Assistive Technology Center
Family Service Association
Family Voices of California
Fathers & Families of San Joaquin
Fierce FUNk
Firebaugh Las Deltas USD
Firebaugh Regional Health Council
First 5 Alameda
First 5 Association of California
First 5 California
First 5 Contra Costa
First 5 Del Norte
First 5 Glenn County
First 5 Humboldt
First 5 LA
FIRST 5 Mendocino
First 5 Monterey County
First 5 Placer Children and Families Commission
First 5 San Bernardino
First 5 San Luis Obispo County
FIRST 5 Santa Clara County
First 5 Santa Cruz County
First Place for Youth
Fleur de Lis Salon
Focus Forward
Folsom Cordova Community Partnership
Footsteps Child Care, Inc.
Foster Care Counts
Fowler Unified School District
Fremont Family Resource Center
Fresher Futures
Fresno Barrios Unidos
Fresno Council on Child Abuse Prevention
Fresno Housing Authority
Fresno Metro Ministry
Fresno Street Saints
Fresno Unified Prevention & Intervention
Fresno Unified School District
Friends Committee on Legislation of California
Friends of the Family
Full Court Press Communications
Funding the Next Generation
Funding the Next Generation Napa
Future Partners
Futures Without Violence
Game Theory Academy
Gardner Consulting
Gatepath
Geragos & Geragos Law Firm
Gina Airey Consulting
Girls Club of Los Angeles
Girls Inc. of Alameda County
Girls Leadership
GO Public Schools
Good Samaritan Family Resource Center
Grace Coffee Roasters
Grace Home Staging
Growing Up in Santa Cruz
Guatemalan American Chamber of Commerce
Half Moon Bay Brewing Co
Harbour Consulting
Health Access California
Health Connected
Healthy Cities Tutoring
Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)
Help Me Grow Orange County
Hemophilia Council of California
Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE)
Hispanic Chambers of Commerce of San Francisco
Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley
HOMEY (Homies Organizing the Mission to Empower Youth)
Human Impact Partners
i.e. communications LLC
Immigration Center for Women and Children
Impact Foundry
Imperial County & Quechan Tribal CASA
Imperial Valley Regional Occupational Program- Project ACE
Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC)
Inn at Mavericks
InnerCity Struggle
Innovate Public Schools
Innovation Bridge, Inc.
InPartnership Consulting, Inc
InPlay
Institute for Human and Social Development, Inc.
International Institute of Los Angeles
Issokson and Associates
Janet Levine Consulting
Jason Weiner Consulting
Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay
Jewish Family and Children's Services of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
Joe Murphy, Project Peace Chain
Journey House
Juma Ventures
Kamali'i Foster Family Agency
Karma Yoga Tribe
Kattlove Consulting
Kazhe Law Group PC
Kidango
Kids in Common/Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
Kids' Own Wisdom
KidsFirst
KidWorks
Kings Canyon Unified School District
Kiva
Krause Center for Innovation
La Clinica de La Raza
La Luz Center
LA Voice
Lake County Sheriff's Activity League
Latin American Business Chamber of Commerce
Latino Coalition for a Healthy California
Lava Mae
Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
Law Office of Helen Lawrence
Law Offices of Barbara Goode
Law Offices of Paul H. Nathan
League of Women Voters West Contra Costa County
Lemonade Creative Consulting
Leonetti/O'Connell Family Foundation
LG Campaigns
LifeLong Medical Care
Lift the Children
Lincoln
Little Manila Foundation
Little Wing Connections
LittleWorks...the Handyman Service!
Local Early Education Planning Council (LPC) of Santa Clara County
Long Beach Family Resource Center
Los Altos United Methodist Church
Los Altos-Mountain View American Association of University Women
Los Angeles Learning Disabilities Association
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Los Angeles United Methodist Urban Foundation
Lotus Bloom Child & Family Resource Center
LP Learning
LPC Consulting Associates, Inc.
Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer
Lutheran Office of Public Policy - California
Lynch Associate LLC
Madera Coalition for Community Justice
Making Waves Foundation
Mar Vista Family Center
Margaret Brodkin and Associates
Marin Community Clinics
Marin County School Volunteers
MarinKids
Martinez Early Childhood Center, Inc.
Mata Hari's Daughter
Maternal and Child Health Access
Maxf3d Media
Meigs & Meigs
Men & Women of Purpose
Mental Health and Autism Insurance Project
Mental Health Subcommittee of SELPA 1 CAC
Merced County Office of Education
Merced Organizing Project
Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
Mi Familia Vota
Mid-City CAN
Miller Children's and Women's Hospital (NICU Legacy)
Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA)
Mission Graduates
Mixteco/Indigenous Community Organizing Project
Mockingbird Communications
Moebius Syndrome Foundation
Moler Barber College
Mossy Thumbs
Mothers' Club Family Learning Center
Mountain Valleys Health Centers
Mountain View Chamber of Commerce
Mountain View/Los Altos/Los Altos Hills Challenge Team
Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana
Mutual Assistance Network
Mutual Housing California
NAACP Pomona Valley
NAACP Stockton
National Academic Youth Corp
National Council of Negro Women (NCNW) Pomona Valley
National Health Law Program
National Immigration Law Center
Native Interpreting
Neighborhood Wellness Foundation
New Morning Youth & Family Services
Nicaraguan American Chamber of Commerce Northern California
[Nonprofit] Communications
North Bay Leadership Council
Northern Valley Indian Health
Nourishing Generations Educational Project
Nuestra Casa de East Palo Alto
Nurse Family Partnership
Oakland Community Organizations
Oakland Natives Give Back Fund, Inc
Oakland Rising
Office of Dr Victor Cattolico
Omena Consulting
Open Impact
Options for Learning
Oral Health Awareness Society
Orange County Congregation Community Organization
Our Children LA
Our Family Coalition
Pacific Community Solutions, Inc.
Pacoima Beautiful
PACT:People Acting in Community Together
Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo
Para Los Ninos
Parent Institute for Quality Eduction (PIQE)
Parent Leadership Training Institute Solano
Parent Revolution
Parent Teacher Home Visit Project
Parent Voices Oakland
Parent Voices San Joaquin County
Parent Voices Solano
Parents and Citizens for Education
Parents Anonymous Inc
Parents for Public Schools of San Francisco
Parents Helping Parents of SLO
Partnership for Children & Youth
Pathways LA
Patricia D. and William B. Smullin Foundation
PDI Surgery Center
Peace Over Violence
Peaceful Pets Pet Sitting Services
Pediatric Dental Initiative
Peninsula Bridge
Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center
Peninsula Family Service
People and Congregations Together for Stockton
Pesticide Action Network
Phat Beets Produce
Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
PICO California
Placer People of Faith Together
Planned Parenthood Northern California
Plumas CASA
Positive Discipline Community Resources
Positive Women's Network - USA
Praxis Consulting Group
Prescott Circus Theatre
Prevent Child Abuse California
Pristine Rehab Care
PRO Youth and Families
Professional Association for Childhood Education (PACE)
Progressive Women of Napa Valley
Project Edquity
Project Inform
Providence Saint John's Child & Family Development Center
Proyecto Pastoral
Public Health Advocates
Public Health Foundation Enterprises
Public Health Institute
Public Interest Advocacy
Public Profit
Puente de la Costa Sur
Quality Matters Monterey County
Raconteur Designs
RadeckiResearch LLC
Radio Bilingue Inc
Raineth Housing
Raise A Child Inc.
Ralphs Grocery #281
Rape Counseling Services of Fresno
Reading and Beyond
Reading Partners Sacramento
Redwood City-San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce
Redwood Community Health Coalition
Redwood Discovery Museum
Reed Health Policy Consulting
Regarding Baby
Regional Asthma Management and Prevention
Resource Development Associates
Restorative Schools Vision Project
Rhino Films
Richmond Community Foundation
Richmond Main Street Initiative
Rio Dell Elementary School District
River City Democratic Club of West Sacramento
River to Coast Children's Services
Roberts Family Development Center
RodArte
Rodriguez Strategies
Rollman Properties
Rotary Club of Mountain View
RPM Consulting
RYSE Center
Sablan Law Firm
Sacramento ACT
Sacramento Covered
Sacramento LGBT Community Center
Sacramento Native American Health Center, Inc.
Sacramento Region Community Foundation
Safe Place for Youth
Saffron Strand, Inc.
Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church
Salvadoran American Leadership & Educational Fund (SALEF)
San Benito County Police Activities League
San Carlos Chamber of Commerce
San Diego Organizing Project
San Francisco Breastfeeding Promotion Coalition
San Francisco Office of Early Care & Education
San Joaquin Family Resource and Referral Center
San Joaquin Pride Center
San Mateo Chamber of Commerce
San Mateo County Board of Supervisors
San Mateo County Child Care Partnership Council (LPC)
San Mateo County Economic Development Association (SAMCEDA)
San Mateo County Office of Education
San Mateo County School Boards Association
Santa Barbara County Child Care Planning Council
Santa Barbara County Education Office
Santa Clara County Office of Education
Santa Clara County Office of Education Early Learning Services
Santa Cruz County Parents Association
Santa Monica YMCA
Save the Children
SEIU California
SEIU United Healthcare Workers
Seneca Family of Agencies
Sententa Vera,Cultural Spanish Communication + Community Relations
Shasta Community Health Center
Silicon Valley Education Foundation
Silicon Valley FACES
Silver Giving Foundation
Siskiyou County Public Health
Sisters of the Holy Family
Small Business Yoga
Smallify
Smile In Style
Sojourner Truth Multicultural Art Museum
Solano County Office of Education
Somos Mayfair
Southeast Asia Resource Action Center
St. Mary's Center
St. Vincent's Day Home
Stanford Children's Health & Packard Children's Hospital
Stanislaus Community Foundation
State Center Community College District
Stone Soup Fresno
Street Poets
Strong Start
Students For Education Reform
Students Matter
Summit Bank
Sunnyvale Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Super Stars Literacy
Support for Families of Children with Disabilities
Survivors of Torture, International
Susanna Cooper Consulting
Synergy Moon
T4T
TeenForce
The Alliance for Education Solutions (AES)
The Avalos Foundation
The BASIC Fund
The Butterfly Book Club
The Carol and James Collins Foundation
The Child Abuse Prevention Center
The Children's Clinic, "Serving Children & Their Families"
The Children's Movement of Fresno
The Children's Partnership
The Cradle to Career Education Partnership of Monterey County
The East Bay College Fund
The First 5 Placer Children and Families Commission
The Gabriella Foundation
The GreenHouse
The HAWK Institute
The Los Angeles Trust for Children's Health
The Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation
The Resource Connection
The Rhythmic Arts Project
The San Gabriel/Pomona Parents' Place
The Village Method
The Women's Foundation of California
Third Plateau Social Impact Strategies
Third Street Community Center
Thrive Alliance of Nonprofits, San Mateo
Through the Looking Glass
Tikkun Consulting
Tikun Olam Foundation
Time for Kids
Town Biz
Trauma Camp
Tri County Community Network
True North Organizing Network
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals
Unicare Community Health Center, Inc.
United Advocates for Children & Families (UACF)
United Domestic Workers of America (UDWA)
United Teachers of Pasadena
United Ways of California
Unity Care Group, Inc
Uplift Family Services
UpValley Family Centers of Napa County
Urban Tilth
Vacaville Family Resource Center (FRC)
Vaccinate California
Valley Children's Healthcare
Valley Oak Children's Services
Valley Wine Connection
Venice Family Clinic
Venture Leadership Consulting
Violence Prevention Coalition
Vision y Compromiso
Viva Strategy + Communications
Voices For Progress
Waking the Village
Walnut Creek Pony Baseball
Washington Unified School District
Watts Healthcare Corporation
Watts Labor Community Action Committee
Way Up Sacramento
Wealth Architects
WestCoast Children's Clinic
Western Center on Law & Poverty
WHH Foundation
Women's Economic Agenda Project (WEAP)
Women's Empowerment
Women's HIV Program at UCSF
Woodstock Child Development Center
Words Alive
Worksite Wellness LA
Wu Yee Children's Services
Xpose The Gap (XTG) Media
YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles
YMCA of Silicon Valley-El Camino
YMCA of the Central Bay Area
YMCA of the East Bay
Yoga Tree
Yolo County CASA
Yolo County Children's Alliance
Yolo County Office of Education
Yolo Mutual Housing Association
Young & Healthy
Young Minds Advocacy
Young People's Policy Solutions
Youth Alliance
Youth Community Service
Youth Leadership Institute
Youth Policy Institute
Zen Threads
ZERO TO THREE Western Office
Zeyda's Collection

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