A federal judge prelimarily approved a lawsuit settlement earlier this month that would require the state to better provide in-home health care to California children and young adults with complex medical needs.
L.A.’s Green New Deal would strive to dramatically reduce environmental pollution in some of the city’s most disadvantaged neighborhoods, and stimulate the creation of green jobs and infrastructure through a $100 million, 10-year program.
Twenty percent of all school-aged children in this country have vision problems, and low-income children and children of color are disproportionately likely to have unmet vision care needs.
As rumors swirl in Los Angeles communities about proposed changes to federal immigration policy on who is considered a “public charge,” medical and legal aid providers are countering misinformation they say is putting immigrants’ health at risk.
A growing number of psychiatry residents at UCLA are training to help thousands of people in Los Angeles who are homeless and suffer from mental illness. Students concerned about social justice have spurred the change.
In California, we spend so much time considering the future of work, we often ignore a far more critical conversation: the future of workers.
As Latanja Madison’s release date from prison inched closer, she felt more terrified than elated. During a decade behind bars at the California Institution for Women in Corona, her immediate family members passed away. She feared leaving prison may lead to a worse fate – habitual homelessness.
According to a new study, enforcement of California’s toxic chemical labeling law has resulted in a significant decrease in the amount of lead found in certain candies and colorful purses.
California’s county agricultural commissioners are failing to implement state laws designed to protect farmworkers and people living and working near agricultural areas from exposure to toxic pesticides, according to a new report.
Now is the time for California to finish the job of improving our health care system by ensuring communities have the opportunity to be healthy.
Supporters of California’s 60,000 foster youth want the legislature and governor to create a statewide hotline that foster parents and children can call to receive immediate help. The hotline would operate 24 hours a day and be staffed by professionals trained in resolving and de-escalating conflicts.