Treasurer Announces Plan to Provide $20 Million in Emergency Grants for Imperiled Community and Planned Parenthood Clinics
June 16, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – State Treasurer John Chiang will join state lawmakers and health care advocates to announce the establishment of a $20 million one-time emergency grants program to support community clinics that provide vital health services to California’s most vulnerable residents.
The Community Clinic Lifeline Grant Program will help small or rural nonprofit clinics, including Planned Parenthood clinics, keep their doors open and provide critical services as lawmakers work to address the potential losses in health care funds due to threatened federal actions such as repealing the Affordable Health Care and eliminating funding for essential women’s health and preventative services.
|WHEN:||11:00 a.m. Monday, June 19, 2017
|WHERE:||South Steps, California State Capitol
|WHO:||California State Treasurer John Chiang
Sen. Holly J. Mitchell, D-Los Angeles
(*Chair of the Senate Budget Committee and sponsor of event)
Dr. Richard Pan, D-Sacramento
California Primary Care Association
Central Valley Health Network
California Immigrant Policy Center
A livestream of the news conference will be available on the State Treasurer’s Office Facebook page starting at 11 a.m. Monday, June 19.