After 22 years at the helm of one of California’s larger health care advocacy organizations, Carmela Castellano-Garcia is looking to her own organization as a way to empower women... Read the full article at the Sac Business Journal websiteread more
DHS Kicks the Ladder from Under Immigrants Seeking Green Cards The department’s proposed rule could devastate the health care of millions of immigrants. Read the article here.read more
Bill to provide emergency health services signed by governor " Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Assemblymember Cecilia Aguiar-Curry’s Assembly Bill 2576 into law over the weekend."read more
Bill to provide emergency health services signed by Gov. Brown "The action came after it was found there were barriers to clinics’ and other health providers’ ability to provide health care and receive reimbursement for health services clinics during and after the...read more
https://californiahealthline.org/news/doctors-and-dentists-welcome-pay-hike-for-treating-low-income-patients/ "The higher payments for basic services like office visits are expected to help roughly 300 clinics stay financially viable, said Carmela Castellano-Garcia,...read more
Carmela Castellano-Garcia reflects on twenty years of leadership and the potential she sees in the next generation of leaders Read the article here.read more
Wonder Women: Comstock’s celebrates six extraordinary women of influence who are redefining leadership on their own terms
"Carmela Castellano-Garcia was only three years out of Yale Law School when the board of Public Advocates, the law firm where she worked, decided to part ways with the firm’s founding partners. She was left with two other attorneys, also just out of school, and a...read more
CNN’s Bakari Sellers Headlines Insightful Panel to Tackle ‘The Diversity Problem’ in the Healthcare Profession
"CNN commentator and attorney Bakari Sellers received a standing ovation for his riveting keynote address at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science’s (CDU) third annual President’s Breakfast on Thursday, February 22 at the Marina Del Ray Marriott." Read...read more
"The Silicon Valley Leadership Group Foundation’s Heart & Soles run was started with the goal of raising money to put salad bars in Silicon Valley public schools. And in its three years, the race — sponsored by Lam Research — provided funding to purchase high-end...read more
America’s leaders in all fields are at a crossroads, facing immense challenges with no easy answers.
How can we address the looming climate change crisis?
How do we ensure solvency for Social Security, so our growing senior population can live with dignity?
How do we rebuild our crumbling transportation infrastructure, without breaking the bank?
For health care, which truly is a fundamental need for all of us, one of our great challenges is how to make sure we have enough trained and qualified women and men to care for patients to address the increasing demand for health care services…
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