Salesforce, Google, Facebook. How Big Tech Undermines California’s Public Health System.

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By Angela Hart May 6, 2021 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has embraced Silicon Valley tech companies and health care industry titans in response to the covid-19 pandemic like no other governor in America — routinely outsourcing life-or-death public health duties to his allies in the private sector. At least 30 tech and health care companies have received …

admin@rootsclinic.orgSalesforce, Google, Facebook. How Big Tech Undermines California’s Public Health System.

A Misguided Crackdown: How ‘Law and Order’ Rhetoric Hurts Communities Reeling from COVID-Related Spike in Violence

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By Rachel B. Levin March 19, 2021 People hold candles during a vigil and anti-violence rally for Reuben Lewis at Concordia Park in Oakland on Feb. 28, 2021. Lewis was shot and killed in the park on Feb. 24 as his son and others took part in a youth football practice. | MediaNews Group / East Bay Times / MediaNews …

admin@rootsclinic.orgA Misguided Crackdown: How ‘Law and Order’ Rhetoric Hurts Communities Reeling from COVID-Related Spike in Violence

New Report: COVID-19 Infection & Death Rates for Californians of Color Highlight Why California Must Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis

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by California Budget & Policy Center February 17, 2021 SACRAMENTO February 17, 2021 – A new report by the California Budget & Policy Center highlights how racist policies and practices have led to disproportionate COVID-19 infection and death rates for Californians of color, and why state policymakers must declare racism a public health crisis to advance health equity. The report …

admin@rootsclinic.orgNew Report: COVID-19 Infection & Death Rates for Californians of Color Highlight Why California Must Declare Racism a Public Health Crisis

Analysis: We Can Build An Equitable Health Workforce. Here’s How

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Despite rhetoric that we’re in this pandemic together, data clearly shows that COVID-19 is affecting some communities more than others. California Health Report, News Partner Posted Wed, Feb 3, 2021 at 1:40 pm PT (Credit: California Health Report) By Denzel Tongue, the California Health Report Feb 3, 2021 “It’s huge, it’s like a bombshell … I’ve talked to critical care …

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These Sites Offer Free COVID-19 Tests for the Uninsured. So Why Are So Many Insured Kaiser Patients Using Them?

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BY:Julie Chang This report contains a clarification. Nonprofit clinics and coronavirus testing centers that don’t require insurance are seeing large numbers of people with insurance seeking tests. People running these centers say that’s taking resources away from the low-income communities they’re meant to serve. And many of those insured patients are Kaiser Permanente members who already have access to testing …

admin@rootsclinic.orgThese Sites Offer Free COVID-19 Tests for the Uninsured. So Why Are So Many Insured Kaiser Patients Using Them?

Exploring Dream Youth Clinic’s NEW Community Garden

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Join us on-line tomorrow as Mennen, our Food and Nutrition Program Coordinator, discusses the inspiration and youth vision behind the #Dream #youthgarden and #outdoorclinic with our Dream Youth Clinic Medical Director, Dr. Mays! Learn more about this #youthled #youthdesigned project!! Register Here! https://linktr.ee/rootsempowers

admin@rootsclinic.orgExploring Dream Youth Clinic’s NEW Community Garden

Save The Date: BIPOC Barre & Breathe Class- Fundraiser for Roots

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SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13TH AT 11:00AM We are 6 months in to shelter in place … how are you?  The world feels heavy and uncertain in so many ways and we want to provide a space, especially for those that are being impacted more heavily by everything happening in this moment. Two changes to our BIPOC Barre & Breathe class this …

admin@rootsclinic.orgSave The Date: BIPOC Barre & Breathe Class- Fundraiser for Roots

How to talk with people who won’t wear masks; Plus, advocates demand justice for Black girl jailed in Michigan for not doing homework

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On this show: 0:08 – Trump’s Attorney General William Barr yesterday testified to Congress in a heated hearing on the gassing of protesters at Lafayette Square, the deployment of federal agents to cities like Portland, the deaths of people incarcerated in federal prisons, and more. He faced intense grilling by Democrats, including Rep. Pramila Jayapal. John Nichols (@NicholsUprising), national affairs …

admin@rootsclinic.orgHow to talk with people who won’t wear masks; Plus, advocates demand justice for Black girl jailed in Michigan for not doing homework

Significant Strides Fundraiser Gallery

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Thank you to everyone who attended Roots’ very first fundraiser, Significant Strides on March 15th! With your help, we raised nearly $10,000 to support new and innovative programs to uplift the East Oakland community. The evening began with drinks and appetizers while attendees mingled and listened to live jazz. After dinner, Roots Navigators and Program Coordinators shared deeply personal and …

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