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    What You Need to Know:

      500 Years
      It will take 500 years to close the Latino physician crisis in California.
      2X as likely
      In California, Latinos are about twice as likely as non-Latinos to have no health insurance.

    Featured Projects

    Forgoing Healthcare in a Global Pandemic: The Chilling Effects of the Public Charge Rule on Health Access Among Children in California
    Policy Report Health

    Forgoing Healthcare in a Global Pandemic: The Chilling Effects of the Public Charge Rule on Health Access Among Children in California

    COVID-19 in Vulnerable Communities: An Examination by Race/Ethnicity in Los Angeles and New York City
    Policy Report COVID-19

    COVID-19 in Vulnerable Communities: An Examination by Race/Ethnicity in Los Angeles and New York City

    California’s Physician Shortage During COVID-19: A Policy Roadmap To Expand Access To Care
    Policy Report Health

    California’s Physician Shortage During COVID-19: A Policy Roadmap To Expand Access To Care

    California’s Physician Shortage: Brief
    White Paper Health

    California’s Physician Shortage: Brief

    News & Press

    Paola Suarez in GREY Journal: “Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement: A Chat With Dr. Mirella Diaz-Santos”
    Health

    Paola Suarez in GREY Journal: “Women’s Alzheimer’s Movement: A Chat With Dr. Mirella Diaz-Santos”

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    Arturo Vargas Bustamante in The Fresno Bee: “California está construyendo una nueva escuela de medicina. ¿Agregará más médicos latinos?”  (Spanish)
    Health

    Arturo Vargas Bustamante in The Fresno Bee: “California está construyendo una nueva escuela de medicina. ¿Agregará más médicos latinos?” (Spanish)

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    UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative (LPPI) in Los Angeles Times: “Which COVID vaccine booster shot is right? Important information you should know”
    Health

    UCLA Latino Policy and Politics Initiative (LPPI) in Los Angeles Times: “Which COVID vaccine booster shot is right? Important information you should know”

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    Esmeralda Melgoza & Arturo Vargas Bustamante in Capital and Main: “During COVID, California’s Latinos Used 911 More Than Ever Before. Here’s Why That Matters.”
    Health

    Esmeralda Melgoza & Arturo Vargas Bustamante in Capital and Main: “During COVID, California’s Latinos Used 911 More Than Ever Before. Here’s Why That Matters.”

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    LPPI Research Library

    Research Library

    Our research library provides access to our original research, policy reports, and other assets to expand the understanding and attention to Latino issues.

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