Legislative Luncheon Series: Building a Healthy California

April 24, 2014

Building a Healthy California:

California Equity Leaders Network Legislative Luncheon Series

Co-sponsored by the California Latino Legislative Caucus

April 24th, 2014 12:00-1:30

 Mayahuel, 1200 K Street, Sacramento, CA

Please join us for a special luncheon discussion to explore opportunities to advance equity in California. Leaders from across California will discuss the challenges that California's low-income communities and communities of color face in achieving positive health outcomes. They will highlight key state level opportunities and strategies to address these challenges by promoting healthy environments and access to quality health care.  LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED. Please RSVP to equity@ideatecal.com to reserve your space.

For additional information please contact:

Chione Flegal, PolicyLink, (510) 663-4311 or, Jose Hernandez, IDEATE California, (818) 455-1942


This luncheon is the first in this year’s series of lunch time discussions for legislative staff and members that will provide participants with an opportunity to deepen their understanding about the range of issues impacting California’s low-income communities and communities of color, will highlight key strategies to address these issues, and will connect staff with expert leaders working on equity in communities across California.

Future luncheons: 

  1. May 15th: Financing California’s Future: fiscal reform, infrastructure financing, and investment in disadvantaged communities
  2. June 19th: Building California’s 21st Century Workforce
  3. July 10th: Advancing Immigrant Rights and Integration in California
  4. August 21st: Policies, Practices, and Investments to Protect and Strengthen California’s Vulnerable Youth.

About the California Equity Leaders Network: The California Equity Leaders Network is a statewide collaborative effort of over 60 local, regional, state, and national groups dedicated to improving the lives of all Californians and promoting a future of shared prosperity. To this end we are committed to sharing knowledge, supporting one another, and collaborating on policies that advance equity in California. Network members have a shared interest in building a healthy and prosperous California by improving social, economic, public health and environmental outcomes for low-income people and communities of color across the State. We view policy change as one of several core strategies for accomplishing this and believe that collaboration is crucial to our success.