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The Community Health Alliance of Humboldt - Del Norte, Inc. (CHA) serves as the North Coast's forum for community-based health planning and advocacy.  We believe that healthcare is a right and your health is your responsibility.  Here we provide links to policy advocacy organizations whose missions are to keep consumers informed about current issues related to healthcare.

Humboldt State University’s California Center for Rural Policy (CCRP) is dedicated to improving the lives of rural people in California. Using methods tailored to the study of rural populations, environments, and their interactions, the CCRP researches a wide range of issues to inform policies and planning.

The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) represents Tribal governments—both those that operate their own health care delivery systems through contracting and compacting, and those receiving health care directly from the Indian Health Service (IHS).

The mission of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is to attain optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this, AAP shall support the professional needs of its members.

HealthLeaders is a division of Simplify Compliance, is a multi-platform media company dedicated to meeting the business information needs of healthcare executives and professionals. They offer an extensive and integrated series of leadership publications, products, research, and events devoted to the business of healthcare.

Since 1983, California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR), a statewide nonprofit 501(c)(3) advocacy organization, has been dedicated to improving the choices, care and quality of life for California’s long term care consumers. Through direct advocacy, community education, legislation and litigation it has been CANHR’s goal to educate and support long term care consumers and advocates regarding the rights and remedies under the law, and to create a united voice for long term care reform and humane alternatives to institutionalization.

The website for California Legislative Information includes legislative publications starting with the 2017 session and forward.  A "Daily Updates" report displays, by house, measures for which there was activity the previous day such as new analyses, hearings, placement on the Daily File, amendments, history actions, or votes. 

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