Advocacy & Policy Organizations


Children and Youth Organizations

Children Now

Children's Advocacy Institute

Children's Defense Fund

Stand For Children

The Children's Partnership


Communities of Color or Immigrant Organizations

Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum 

Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations

California Black Health Network

California Black Women's Health Project

California Immigrant Policy Center

California Pan-Ethnic Health Network

Latino Coalition for a Healthy California

MALDEF

National Council of La Raza

National Immigration Law Center


Consumer and Social Welfare Groups

Alliance for Justice

Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE)

Americans for Democratic Action

California Partnership

California Public Interest Research Group (CalPIRG)

Consumers Union

The Greenlining Institute

US Action

Western Center on Law and Poverty


Disability Advocates

Disability Rights California

Resources for Independent Living


Disease-Related Patient Groups

American Cancer Society and the ACS Cancer Action Network (also see California ACS-CAN)

American Heart Association

American Lung Association-California

National MS Society

National MS Society-California Chapter


Faith-Based Groups

California Council of Churches

Pacific Institute for Community Organization (PICO)

Unitarian Universalist Legislative Ministry California


Foundations and Academic Institutions

The California Endowment

California HealthCare Foundation

Kaiser Family Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The California Wellness Foundation

UC Berkeley Labor Center, Health Care Research

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research


Health Policy Organizations 

California Health Report

Center for Children and Families, Georgetown University

Center for Policy Analysis

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Community Catalyst

Community Voices

Enroll America

Families USA

National Health Law Program, Inc.

Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center


Labor Groups

AFSCME

California Federation of Teachers

California Labor Federation

California Teachers Association

California School Employees Association

SAG-AFTRA

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)

SEIU State Council - California

United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)


Legal Services or Enrollment Assistance

California Rural Legal Assistance

Enrollment Counselors and Enrollment Entities (Covered California)

Health Consumer Alliance

Also see our Resources for Consumers


Safety-Net and Public Health Groups

American Public Health Association

California Association of Public Hospitals

California Primary Care Association

California Public Health Association- North

Community Health Councils, Inc.

National Association of Community Health Centers

National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems

Southern California Public Health Association


Organizations for Seniors and Retired Californians

AARP

California Alliance for Retired Americans

California Health Advocates

Congress of California Seniors

Gray Panthers


Single-Payer Advocates

Health Care for All - California

Physicians for a National Health Program - California


Women’s Health Advocates

California Women's Agenda

Planned Parenthood Affiliates of California


 

The above list may have gaps. If you would like to add your organization to this list, please contact Bethany Snyder at bsnyder@health-access.org 

Our Mission

Founded in 1987, Health Access is the statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition advocating for quality, affordable health care for all Californians. Our agenda includes:

  • Expanding Coverage: Implementing and improving upon health reform.
  • Fighting for a Fair Budget for the Future: Protecting public investments to preserve access to care.
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