As a member of the health center community, there are many opportunities to advocate for health centers and your patients.

Engaging in advocacy improves our community and strengthens our health care system. We regularly work on policies that increase access to health care, break down barriers to mental health services, address homelessness, immigration, and other issues that touch our community.

Advocacy cannot be done alone – it is a team sport. We need to raise our voices together to make sure we are heard and remain a priority for each of our legislators.

What do I do now?

  • Sign up for our Grassroots Action Network, called CaliforniaHealth+ Advocates
  • Attend an advocacy training
  • Educate yourself on our state and federal public policy issues
  • Take action when asked

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Federal

Senator Dianne Feinstein

Senator Dianne Feinstein

Senator Alex Padilla

Senator Alex Padilla

Congressman Jared Huffman

Congressman Jared Huffman

CA District 02
Congressman John Garamendi

Congressman John Garamendi

CA District 03
Congressman Mike Thompson

Congressman Mike Thompson

CA District 05
Congresswoman Doris Matsui

Congresswoman Doris Matsui

CA District 06
Congressman Jerry McNerney

Congressman Jerry McNerney

CA District 09
Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

Congressman Mark DeSaulnier

CA District 11
Congressman Eric Swalwell

Congressman Eric Swalwell

CA District 15

State

State Senator Mike McGuire

State Senator Mike McGuire

CA Senate District 02
State Senator Bill Dodd

State Senator Bill Dodd

CA Senate District 03
State Senator Richard Pan

State Senator Richard Pan

CA Senate District 06
State Senator Steve Glazer

State Senator Steve Glazer

CA Senate District 07
State Senator Nancy Skinner

State Senator Nancy Skinner

CA Senate District 09
Assemblymember Jim Wood

Assemblymember Jim Wood

Assembly District 02
Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry

Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry

Assembly District 04
Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Assemblymember Kevin McCarty

Assembly District 07
Assemblymember Marc Levine

Assemblymember Marc Levine

Assembly District 10
Assemblymember Lori Wilson

Assemblymember Lori Wilson

Assembly District 11
Assemblymember Tim Grayson

Assemblymember Tim Grayson

Assembly District 14
Assemblymember Buffy Wicks

Assemblymember Buffy Wicks

Assembly District 15
Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan

Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan

Assembly District 16