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As Attacks on Abortion Access Continue, State-Funded Grant Programs Launched to Help Make California’s Promise of Leading as a “Reproductive Freedom State” a Reality

The Newsom administration and California State Legislature took swift and historic action to protect and expand access to abortion in the wake of the Supreme Court’s devastating decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade last year. The state invested a total of $200 million to bolster sexual and reproductive health access in the 2022-2023 budget. The California Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) is partnering with Essential Access to distribute $60 million through two newly established state-funded grant programs designed to increase access to abortion and birth control for uninsured Californians with low-incomes, and others who travel to California to receive essential health care. Read more in press release >>>

The Co-CEO Model: A Blueprint for Impactful + Transformative Leadership

The Co-CEO model allows us to have a sounding board to inform our shared decision-making process and fosters greater accountability to our teams and each other. With a partnership built on trust, we can call out issues that we may be individually too close to see clearly. We are proud of the progress we have made so far – in less than a year, under our Co-CEO partnership, our organization’s financial position is stronger than ever before, and this positions us to think more boldly about what is possible today – and as we look ahead. Read more >>>

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