Pat Brown Institute Presents 'Healthy Los Angeles: The Local Impact of National Reform'
The Pat Brown Institute of Public Affairs hosted a panel to examine health care reform and its impact on Los Angeles and marginalized communities.
- Los Angeles-Long Beach, CA (1888PressRelease) July 20, 2010 - The Pat Brown Institute of Public Affairs (PBI) hosted the fourth event of their California Agenda: Los Angeles 2010 series entitled, "Healthy Los Angeles: The Local Impact of National Reform," at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. Panelists included Abbi Coursolle, Staff Attorney for the Western Center on Law & Poverty; Michael Cousineau, Director of the USC Center for Community Health Studies; Lark Galloway-Gilliam, Executive Director of Community Health Councils, Inc.; and Kathy Ochoa, Strategic Initiatives Director of Local 721. Maria Armoudian, radio host at KPFK 90.7 FM, moderated the event. The PBI distinguished panel offered a dynamic examination of health care reform, new opportunities between state and county responsibilities to provide health care services to residents, and the likely impact of the reforms on Los Angeles and in particular, marginalized communities.
This event is part of the California Agenda, a component of the Pat Brown Institute's Public Policy Education Program, created to educate and engage leaders and individuals from across the sectors on significant state, regional and local public policy issues. Although traditionally focused on significant regional and statewide public policy issues, the 2010 California Agenda will focus on the City of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles metropolitan area, with an emphasis on the region's most pressing issues. The 2010 California Agenda is sponsored by Southern California Edison, Wells Fargo, Sempra Energy, Sony Pictures, Union Pacific, and the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation.
This forum was also sponsored by the PBI Health Policy Outreach Center, Kaiser Permanente, and The California Wellness Foundation. KPFK 90.7FM was the official media sponsor for the event.