Urban Indian Health News

Update: CCUIH Vice-Chair wins Sacramento Women’s Leadership Award

The California Consortium for Urban Indian Health is pleased to announce that our Vice-Chair, Britta Guerrero (San Carlos Apache), has won the Sacramento County’s Leader of Tomorrow Award. Her award was announced at the Women’s Appreciation Awards Ceremony, which recognized strong women leaders who have made a difference in the Sacramento community, hosted by Congresswomen Matsui, […]

Providing for the Health of Urban American Indians

In December, the Seattle City Council voted to make a difference in the lives of our city’s urban Indians. Specifically, the council voted to allow the Seattle Indian Health Board to purchase and rehabilitate Leschi Center, where the board has operated a full-service health and wellness clinic for 25 years. This is an opportunity for the Health […]

Covering Californians Before They Fall Through the Cracks

By George White and Adriana Godoy Leiss With more health coverage opportunities on the horizon, The California Wellness Foundation grantees are canvassing neighborhoods, staging health fairs and helping their communities navigate the uncharted territory of the Affordable Care Act. For several weeks before and after the Oct. 1,  2013, open enrollment launch date for Covered […]