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Organizations Working on Health Reform in California

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The 100% CampaignAlliance of Motion Picture and Television ProducersAmerican Academy of Pediatrics – California District IX (AAP-CA)
American Association of Community CollegesAmerican Association of Retired Persons (AARP)American Cancer Society – California Division
American College of Emergency Physicians – California (CAL-ACEP)American College of Nurse MidwivesAmerican Dental Education Association – California Division
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) / California Labor FederationAmerican Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) – California (Western Regional)American Federation of Teachers – California
American Federation of Television and Radio ArtistsAmerican Heart Association – California DivisionAmerican Legacy Foundation
American Lung Association – California DivisionAsian & Pacific Islander American Health ForumAssociation of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Association of American UniversitiesBlue Shield CaliforniaC-Change
California Academy of Family PhysiciansCalifornia Center for Public Health AdvocacyCalifornia Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
California Health AdvocatesCalifornia Health Care CoalitionCalifornia Health Councils, Inc.
California Healthcare FoundationCalifornia Hospital AssociationCalifornia Immigrant Policy Center
California Labor FederationCalifornia Medical AssociationCalifornia OneCare
California Pan-Ethnic Health NetworkCalifornia PartnershipCalifornia Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
CALPIRG Education FundCalifornia State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)California Teachers Association
Campaign for Effective Patient CareCatholic Healthcare WestCedars-Sinai Health System
Center for Disability Issues and the Health ProfessionsCenter for Health Policy Research – UCLACenter on Health, Economic & Family Security (CHEFS) – UC Berkeley
Children’s Defense Fund – CaliforniaCode Blue Now!Common Cause
Communication Workers of America (Partnership for Health Care Reform) – District 9Community CatalystCommunity Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
Consortium for Citizens with DisabilitiesConsumers UnionCouncil of Teaching Hospitals & Health Systems
Davis Children’s Hospital – UC DavisDominican HospitalEaster Seals Southern California
The Episcopal ChurchHealth Access CaliforniaHealthCare Partners
Hill Physicians Medical GroupInsure the Uninsured ProjectIntegrated Healthcare Association
International Foundation for Employee Benefit PlansJapanese American Citizens LeagueLatino Coalition for a Healthy California
Latino Issues ForumLeague of Women VotersMinority Health Institute
Motion Picture Association of AmericaNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)National Association of Childbearing Centers
National Conference on Public Employee Retirement SystemsNational Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP)National Council of La Raza
National Education Association – CaliforniaNational Multiple Sclerosis Society – CaliforniaNew America Foundation
Organization of Chinese AmericansPacific Business Group on HealthPalo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute
Permanente Medical GroupPresbyterian ChurchRAND Health
Religious Action Center of Reform JudaismSalvation ArmySafeway
School of Public Health – UC BerkeleySchool of Public Health – UCLAService Employees International Union (SEIU)
Small Business CaliforniaSmall Business MajoritySouthern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Strategic Health Perspective – Harris InteractiveTEVA Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.United State Conference of Catholic Bishops
United Nurses Association of CaliforniaUniversity of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center 

The 100% Campaign
Collaborative that aims to ensure that all of California’s children
gain access to affordable, comprehensive health coverage.
·         Website: http://www.100percentcampaign.org
·         Location(s):
Oakland
1212 Broadway
5th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 763-2444
Fax: (510) 763-1974

Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers
A trade association responsible for negotiating
virtually all the industry-wide guild and union contracts.
·         Website: http://www.amptp.org
·         Location(s):
Sherman Oaks
5301 Ventura Boulevard,
Building E
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone: (818) 995-3600
 

American Academy of Pediatrics – California District IX (AAP-CA)
Organized group of board-certified pediatricians in CA,
committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental,
and social health and well-being for all infants, children,
adolescents and young adults.

·         Website: http://www.aap-ca.org/

·         Location(s):

Pasadena (Main)

107 South Fair Oaks Avenue
Suite 318
Pasadena, CA 91105
Phone: (626) 796-1632
Fax: (626) 628-3382
E-mail: [email protected]

American Association of Community Colleges
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges.

·         Website: http://www.aacc.nche.edu

·         Location(s)
Washington DC (Main)

One Dupont Circle, NW

Suite 410

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 728.0200

Fax: (202) 833-2467

Sacramento (CA Director)

California Community Colleges

1102 Q Street

Sacramento, CA 95814-6511

Phone: (916) 322-4005

Fax: (916) 322-4783

E-mail: [email protected]

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Association of 430 public college and university members that

promote appreciation and support for public higher education,

analyze public policy, and advocate for member institutions
and the students they serve.

·         Website: http://www.aascu.org

·         Locations(s):
Washington DC (Main)

1307 New York Avenue, NW
5th Floor

Washington, D.C. 20005

Phone: (202) 293-7070

Fax: (202) 296-5819

American Cancer Society – California Division
Community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated
to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer,
saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research,
education, advocacy, and service.

·         Website: http://www.cancer.org

·         Location(s):
Oakland (Main)

1710 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94612

E-mail: [email protected]

Sacramento

1765 Challenge Way

Suite 115

Sacramento, CA 95815

Phone: (916) 446-7933

Fax: (916) 564-4977

American College of Emergency Physicians – California (CAL-ACEP)
CAL/ACEP is the state advocate for emergency medicine.

·         Website: http://www.acep.org

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

1020 – 11th Street

Suite 310

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 325-5455

Phone: (800) 735-2237

Fax: (916) 325-5459

American College of Nurse Midwives
The oldest women’s health care organization in the U.S. ACNM
is the professional association that represents Certified Nurse-Midwives
and Certified Midwives in the United States. ACNM provides research,
administers and promotes continuing education programs,
establishes clinical practice standards, creates liaisons with state and
federal agencies and members of Congress.

·         Website: http://www.midwife.org

·         Location(s):

Maryland (Main)

8403 Colesville Rd

Suite 1550

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: (240) 485-1800

Fax: (240) 485-1818

California Chapter List
Website: http://www.midwife.org/chapters.cfm?st=CA

American Dental Education Association – California Division
National organization representing academic dentistry,
the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) is the voice of dental education.

·         Website: http://www.adea.org

·         Location(s):

San Diego

3737 Camino del Rio S

Suite 400

San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: (619) 263-7254

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) / California Labor Federation
Voluntary federation of America’s unions, representing 11.5 million members,
including 3 million members in its community affiliate.

·         Website: http://www.aflcio.org and http://www.calaborfed.org/

·         Location(s):

Oakland

600 Grand Avenue

Suite 410

Oakland, CA 94610-3561

Phone: (510) 663-4000

Fax: (510) 663-4099

E-mail: [email protected]

Sacramento (Legislative Office)

1127 11th Street

Suite 425

Sacramento, CA 95814-3809

Phone: (916) 444-3676

Fax: (916) 444-7693

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) – California (Western Regional)
Organization that works for justice in the workplace,
and advocates for prosperity and opportunity for all of America’s working families.

·         Website: http://www.afscme.org/index.cfm

·         Location(s):

Oakland

333 Hegenberger Road #504

Oakland, CA 94621

Phone: (510) 636-4620

Fax: (510) 636-4667

American Federation of Teachers – California
Professional organization that improves the lives of members
and their families and promotes democracy, human rights and freedom in our union,
in the nation and throughout the world.

·         Website: http://www.aft.org

·         Location(s):

Los Angeles

5757 Wilshire Boulevard

9th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90036
Phone: (323) 634-8118

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
National labor union representing over 70,000 performers,
journalists and other artists working in the entertainment and news media.

·         Website: http://www.aftra.org

·         Location(s):

San Francisco

350 Sansome Street

Suite 900

San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: (415) 391-7510

Fax: (415) 391-1108

Los Angeles

5757 Wilshire Blvd, 9th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Phone: (323) 634-8100

Fax: (323) 634-8246

American Heart Association – California Division
National organization that works towards building healthier lives,
free of cardiovascular diseases and strokes.

·         Website: http://www.americanheart.org/

·         Location(s):

Los Angeles

816 S Figueroa Street

Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: (213) 291-7000

Fax: (213) 291-7001

San Diego

9404 Genesee Avenue

Suite 240

La Jolla, CA 92037

Phone: (858) 410-3850

San Francisco

100 Montgomery Street

Suite 1650

San Francisco, CA 94104

Phone: (415) 433-2273

Fax: (415) 228-8402

Sacramento

2007 O Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 446-6505

Fax: (916) 443-2865

American Legacy Foundation
The Foundation develops programs that address the health effects of tobacco use.

·         Website: http://www.legacyforhealth.org

·         Location(s)

Washington DC

1724 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 454-5555

American Lung Association – California Division
Organization working to save lives by improving lung health
and preventing lung disease through Education, Advocacy and Research.

·         Website: http://www.lungusa.org/

·         Location(s):

Oakland (Administrative Office)

424 Pendleton Way

Oakland, CA 94621

Phone: (510) 638-5864

E-mail: [email protected]

Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Organization that influences policy, mobilizes communities,
and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans,
Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.

·         Website: http://www.apiahf.org

·         Location(s):

San Francisco

450 Sutter Street

Suite 600

San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: (415) 954-9988

Fax: (415) 954-9999

E-mail: [email protected]

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Organization that strengthens advanced medical care
by supporting the entire spectrum of education, research,
and patient care activities.

·         Website: http://www.aamc.org

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

2450 N Street, NW

Washington, DC 20037-1126

Phone: (202) 828-0400

Fax: (202) 828-1125

Association of American Universities
Nonprofit organization of 63 leading public and private research universities
in the United States and Canada. Founded to advance the international
standing of U.S. research universities, and focuses on issues that
are important to research-intensive universities.

·         Website: http://www.aau.edu

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC
1200 New York Ave, NW
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 408-7500

Fax: (202) 408-8184

Blue Shield California
An independent member of the Blue Shield Association,
is a not-for-profit health plan dedicated to providing Californians
with access to high-quality health care at a reasonable price.

·         Website: https://www.blueshieldca.com

Phone: (888) 568-3560

Contact: Paul Markovich, COO

C-Change
Organization that leverages the leadership and expertise of all
sectors of society to eliminate cancer as a major public health
problem at the earliest possible time.

·         Website:http://www.c-changetogether.org

·         Location(s):
Washington, DC

1776 Eye Street NW

Suite 900
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (800) 830-1827

Phone: (202) 756-1600
Fax: (202) 756-1512

California Academy of Family Physicians
Medical organization of family physicians, residents and medical
students that preserve and promote the science and art of
Family Medicine and ensure high-quality, cost-effective health
care for patients of all ages.

·         Website: http://www.familydocs.org/

·         Location(s):

San Francisco

1520 Pacific Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 345-8667
Fax: (415) 345-8668
E-mail: [email protected]

Contact: Sandra Newman, Director of Health Policy

California Center for Public Health Advocacy
Non-partisan nonprofit organization that raises awareness
about critical public health issues and mobilizes communities
to promote the establishment of effective state and local health policies.

·         Website: http://www.publichealthadvocacy.org

·         Location(s)

Davis (Main)

P.O. Box 2309

Davis, CA 95617

Phone: (530) 297-6000

Fax: (530) 297-6200

E-mail: [email protected]

Oakland

2201 Broadway

Suite 502

Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: (510) 302-3387

Fax: (510) 444-8253

Los Angeles

12921 Ramona Blvd.

Suite D

Irwindale, CA 91706

Phone: (626) 962-5900

Fax: (626) 961-1609

California Chapter of the American College of Cardiology
Organization that maintains a high level of social consciousness
and involvement with socioeconomic issues which may influence
 access to high quality cardiovascular health care for all individuals.

·         Website: http://www.caacc.org/

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

1731 Howe Ave. #247

Sacramento, CA 95825

Phone: (877) 460-5880

Fax: (253) 265-3043

E-mail: [email protected]

California Health Advocates
Medicare advocacy and education organization in California.

·         Website: http://www.cahealthadvocates.org

·         Location(s):

Sacramento (Main)

5380 Elvas Avenue

Suite 214
Sacramento, CA 95819

Phone: (916) 231-5110
Fax: (916) 231-5114
E-mail: [email protected]

Oakland

2140 Peralta Blvd.

Suite 213-G
Fremont, CA 94536
Phone: (510) 574-1995
Fax: (510) 927-2599

Los Angeles

4607 Prospect Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: (323) 284-5326
Fax: (323) 686-5434

Santa Ana

Senior Medicare Patrol Project (SMP)
California Health Advocates
Council on Aging of Orange County/HICAP
1971 East 4th Street

Suite 200
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: (714) 560-0309
Fax: (714) 560-0319

California Health Care Coalition
Membership organization of public and private sector employers,
unions and health and welfare trust funds, focused on improving
health care quality and reduce costs without losing benefits.

·         Website: http://www.chccnet.org

·         Location(s):

Oakland

1300 Clay Street

Suite 600

Oakland, CA 94612-1427

Phone: (800) 761-0947

Fax: (888) 869-2220

Los Angeles

11601 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 500

Los Angeles, CA 90025

California Health Councils, Inc.
Non-profit organization that aims to improve health
and increase access to quality healthcare for uninsured,
under-resourced and underserved populations.

·         Website: http://www.chc-inc.org

·         Location(s):

3731 Stocker Street

Suite 201

Los Angeles, CA 90008

Phone: (323) 295-9372

Fax: (323) 295-9467

California Healthcare Foundation
Independent philanthropy committed to improving the
way health care is delivered and financed in California
by promoting innovations in care and broader access to information.

·         Website: http://www.chcf.org/

·         Location(s):

Oakland

1438 Webster Street

Suite 400

Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: (510) 238-1040

Fax: (510) 238-1388

California Hospital Association
Provides strong and effective representation and advocacy
to advance the interests of California hospitals, patients and communities.

·         Website: http://www.calhospital.org

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

1215 K Street

Suite 800

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 443-7401

Fax: (916) 552-7596

Washington, DC

499 South Capitol Street SW

Suite 410

Washington, DC 20003

Phone: (202) 488-4494

Contact: Duane Dauner, President & CEP

California Immigrant Policy Center
Organization that protects immigrants and their
families through research and advocacy.

·         Website: http://www.caimmigrant.org/

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

1225 8th Street

Suite 590

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 448-6762
Fax: (916) 448-6774

Oakland
405 14th Street

Suite 1400
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 663-8282

Los Angeles

1145 Wilshire Blvd.

2nd Floor

Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: (213) 241-0273

California Labor Federation
Dedicated to promoting and defending the interests
of working people and their families for the betterment of California’s communities.

·         Website: http://www.calaborfed.org

·         Location(s):

Oakland (Main)

600 Grand Avenue

Suite 410

Oakland, CA 94610-3561

Phone: (510) 663-4000

Fax: (510) 663-4099

Email: [email protected]

Sacramento

1127 11th Street

Suite 425

Sacramento, CA 95814-3809

Phone: (916) 444-3676

Fax: (916) 444-7693

California Medical Association
Promotes the science and art of medicine, protection of public health,
and the betterment of the medical profession.

·         Website: http://www.cmanet.org

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

1201 J Street

Suite 200

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 444-5532

Contacts: Lisa Folberg, VP for Medical and Regulatory Policy

Theodore Mazer, MD, Board Member

California OneCare
A grassroots organization dedicated to educating millions of Californian
residents in an effort to gain support for single-payer universal health care.

·                  Website:http://californiaonecare.org

·         Location(s):
Novato
P.O. Box 5833
Novato, CA 94948

California Pan-Ethnic Health Network
Their mission is to eliminate health disparities by advocating
for public policies and sufficient resources to address the
health needs of communities of color.

·         Website: http://www.cpehn.org

·         Location(s):

Oakland

654 13th Street

Oakland, California 94612

Phone: (510) 832-1160

Fax: (510) 832-1175

E-mail: [email protected]

California Partnership
Statewide coalition of community-based groups,
organizing and advocating for the programs and
policies that reduce and end poverty.

·         Website: http://www.california-partnership.org

·         Location(s):

Los Angeles

2533 West Third Street

Suite 101
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Phone: (213) 385-8010
Fax: (213) 353-1344

California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS)
Provides retirement, health, and related financial programs
and benefits to more than 1.6 million public employees, retirees,
and their families and more than 3,000 public employers.

·         Website: http://www.calpers.ca.gov

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

Lincoln Plaza North

400 Q Street

Sacramento, CA 95811

Phone: (888) 225-7377

CALPIRG Education Fund
Works to protect consumers and promote good government.
We investigate problems, craft solutions, educate the public,
and offer Americans meaningful opportunities for civic participation.

·         Website: http://www.calpirg.org/edfund

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

1107 9th Street

Suite 601

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 448-4516

Los Angeles

3435 Wilshire Blvd., #385

Los Angeles, CA 90010

Phone: (213) 251-3680

San Francisco

369 Broadway

Suite 200

San Francisco, CA 94133

Phone: (415) 622-0039

California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)
Provide retirement related benefits and services to teachers
in public schools and community colleges.

·         Website: http://www.calstrs.com

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

100 Waterfront Place

West Sacramento, CA 95605

Phone: (800) 228-5453

Fax: (916) 414-5040

California Teachers Association
Organization that protects and promotes the well-being
of its members and improves the conditions of teaching and learning.

·         Website: http://www.cta.org

·         Location(s):

Burlingame

P.O. Box 921

Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

1705 Murchison Drive

Burlingame, CA 94010

Phone: (650) 697-1400

Sacramento

1118 – 10th Street

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 325-1500

Campaign for Effective Patient Care
Education and advocacy organization committed to
fostering policies to improve California patients’ health and health care.

·         Website: http://www.effectivepatientcare.org

·         Location(s):

Fairfax

22 Madrone Court

Fairfax, CA 94930

Phone: (415) 457-1417

E-mail: [email protected]

Contact: Maryann O’Sullivan, Executive Director

Catholic Healthcare West
Catholic Healthcare West is a not-for-profit health care system
sponsored by the Adrian Dominican Sisters that delivers compassionate,
high-quality, affordable health care services with special
attention to serving vulnerable populations.

·         Website: http://www.chwhealth.org

·         Location(s):

San Francisco (Main)

185 Berry Street

Suite 300

San Francisco, CA 94107

Phone: (415) 438-5500

Contact: L. Wade Rose, VP & Government Relations

Cedars-Sinai Health System
Medical organization focused on providing the
highest quality healthcare available.

·         Website: http://www.csmc.edu

·         Location(s)

Los Angeles

8700 Beverly Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Phone: (310) 423-3277

Contact: Thomas Priselac, President & CEO

Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions
Organization which goals are: improving the capabilities
of health care providers to meet the growing needs of people
with disabilities, increasing the number of qualified individuals
with disabilities who pursue careers in the health professions,
and empowering people with disabilities to become more vocal
and active participants in their health care.

·         Website: http://www.westernu.edu/xp/edu/cdihp/cdihp-about.xml

·         Location(s):

Ponoma

309 E. Second Street

Pomona, CA 91766-1854

Phone: (909) 623-6116

Contact: Brenda Premo, Director

Center for Health Policy Research – UCLA
Policy research organization that improves the public’s
health by advancing health policy through research,
public service, community partnership, and education.

·         Website: http://www.healthpolicy.ucla.edu

·         Location(s):

10960 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 1550
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Phone: (310) 794-0909
Fax: (310) 794-2686
Email: [email protected]

Contact: E. Richard Brown, PhD, Director
E-mail: [email protected]
Phone: (310) 794-0812

Center on Health, Economic & Family Security (CHEFS) – UC Berkeley
Focus on the integrated and interdisciplinary development
of policy solutions to problems faced by American workers and families.

·         Website: http://www.law.berkeley.edu/2280.htm

·         Location(s):

215 Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
Phone: (510) 642-1741

Contact: Melissa Rodgers, JD, Ed.M. Associate Director

Children’s Defense Fund – California
Organization that ensures every child a Healthy Start, a Head Start,
a Fair Start, a Safe Start and a Moral Start in life and successful
passage to adulthood with the help of caring families and communities.

·         Website: http://www.childrensdefense.org/

·         Location(s):

Oakland

2201 Broadway

Suite 705

Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: (510) 663-3224

E-mail: [email protected]

Los Angeles

1605 W. Olympic Blvd.

Suite 1062

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: (213) 355-8783

Fax: (213) 355-8795

Code Blue Now!
National, nonpartisan grassroots, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization
dedicated to giving the public a voice in shaping a new health care system. 

·         Website: http://www.codebluenow.org

·         Location(s)

Seattle, WA

705 2nd Avenue

Suite 901

Seattle, WA 98104

Phone: (206) 217-9430

Common Cause
Common Cause is a nonpartisan, nonprofit advocacy
organization that serves as a vehicle for citizens to make
their voices heard in the political process and to hold their
elected leaders accountable to the public interest.

·         Website: http://www.commoncause.org

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

1133 19th Street NW

9th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 833-1200

Communication Workers of America (Partnership for Health Care Reform) – District 9 (California)
Represents over 700,000 men and women in both private
and public sectors, including over half a million workers who
are building the Information Highway.

·         Website: district9.cwa-union.org

·         Location(s):

Los Angeles

5855 Venice Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019-5021

Phone: 323-931-9000

(Ref. to website for an extended list of Locals)

Community Catalyst
A national non-profit advocacy organization working to
build the consumer and community leadership that is required
to transform the American health system.

·         Website: http://www.communitycatalyst.org

·         Location(s):

Boston, MA

30 Winter Street

10th floor

Boston, MA 02108

Phone: (617) 338-6035

Fax: (617) 451-5838

E-mail: [email protected]

Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County
They provide quality primary care (including medical,
dental and mental health services) for the uninsured
and medically underserved populations.

·         Website: http://www.ccalac.org

·         Location(s)

Los Angeles

1055 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 1400

Los Angeles, CA 90017

Phone: (213) 201-6500

Fax: (213) 250-2525

Contact: Gloria Rodríguez, MPH, President & CEO

Phone: (213) 201-6501

E-mail: [email protected]

Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
Coalition of national consumer, advocacy, provider
and professional organizations headquartered in Washington, D.C.

·         Website: http://www.c-c-d.org/about/about.htm

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

1660 L Street, NW

Suite 700

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 783-2229

Fax: (202) 783-8250

Email: [email protected]

Consumers Union
Expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose
mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace
for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves.

·         Website: http://www.consumersunion.org

·         Location(s):

Yonkers, NY

101 Truman Avenue

Yonkers, NY 10703-1057

Phone: (914) 378-2000

Washington, DC

1101 17th Street NW

Suite 500

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 462-6262

Fax: (202) 265-9548

San Francisco

1535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103-2512
Phone: (415) 431-6747
Fax: (415) 431-0906

Council of Teaching Hospitals & Health Systems
Provides representation and services related to the special needs,
concerns, and opportunities facing major teaching hospitals
in the United States and Canada.

·         Website: http://www.aamc.org/members/coth/start.htm

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

2450 N Street, NW

Washington, DC 20037-1126

Phone: (202) 828-0491

Davis Children’s Hospital – UC Davis
Pediatric tertiary and quaternary care hospital for children
throughout inland Northern California from the
San Joaquin Valley north to the Oregon border.

·         Website: http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

2315 Stockton Blvd.

Sacramento, CA 95817

Phone: (800) UCD-4-KIDS, (916) 734-2011

Contact: Richard Pan, MD, Associate Professor

Dominican Hospital
Dominican Hospital is a nonprofit, full-service hospital
founded by the Adrian Dominican Sisters and Catholic Healthcare West in 1941.

·         Website: www.dominicanhospital.org

·         Location(s):

Santa Cruz

1555 Soquel Drive

Santa Cruz, CA 95065

Phone: (831) 462-7700

Easter Seals Southern California
Organization that provides services, education, outreach,
and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities
can live, learn, work and play in their communities.

·         Website: http://southerncal.easterseals.com

·         Location(s):

Santa Ana

1801 E. Edinger Avenue

Suite 190

Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone: (714) 834-1111

Fax: (714) 834-1128

The Episcopal Church
Educates, motivates, organizes and empowers Episcopalians
to action for justice, peace and care for all of God’s creation,
through networks, partnerships and resources.

·         Website: http://www.episcopalchurch.org

·         Location(s):

New York (Main)

815 Second Avenue

New York, NY 10017

Phone: (212) 716-6000

Phone: (800) 334-7626

Health Access California
Statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition, advocating
for quality and affordable health care.

·         Website: http://www.health-access.org

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

1127 11th Street

Suite 234

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 497-0923

Fax: (916) 497-0921

Los Angeles
1930 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 916
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Phone: (213) 413-3587
Fax: (213) 413-8631

Oakland
414 13th Street

Suite 450
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 873-8787
Fax: (510) 873-8789
Contact: Anthony Wright, Executive Director

HealthCare Partners
Dedicated to the well-being and respectful, compassionate
healing of our patients and communities.

·         Website: http://www.healthcarepartners.com

·         Location(s):

Torrance, CA

19191 Vermont Avenue

Suite 200
Torrance, CA 90502
Phone: (310) 354-4200

Contact: Robert Margolis, MD, CEO

Hill Physicians Medical Group
HMO healthcare network in California.

·         Website: http://www.hillphysicians.com

·         Location(s):

San Ramon (Corporate Office)

2409 Camino Ramon

P.O. Box 5080                        

San Ramon, CA 94583-0980

Phone: (800) 445-5747

Sacramento

1792 Tribute Road

Suite 300

Sacramento, CA 95815

Phone: (916) 286-7000

San Joaquin

1016 East Bianchi Road

Suite C20

Stockton, CA 95210

Phone: (209) 956-0282

Contact: Steve McDermott, CEO

Insure the Uninsured Project
A non-partisan organization created in 1996 that is funded
by generous grants from The California Wellness Foundation,
The California Endowment, Blue Shield of California Foundation,
and L.A. Care Health Plan.

·         Website: http://www.itup.org

·         Location(s):

Santa Monica

2444 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite 412

Santa Monica, CA 90403

Phone: (310) 828-0338

E-mail: [email protected]

Contact: Lucein Wulsin, JD, Executive Director

Integrated Healthcare Association
Organization that aims to create breakthrough improvements
in health care services for Californians through collaboration among key stakeholders.

·         Website: http://www.iha.org

·         Location(s):

Oakland

300 Lakeside Drive

Suite 1975
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 208-1740
Fax: (510) 444-5842

Contact: Tom Williams, Executive Director

International Foundation for Employee Benefit Plans
Nonprofit organization, dedicated to being a leading objective
and independent global source of employee benefits, compensation
and financial literacy education and information.

·         Website: http://www.ifebp.org

·         Location(s):

Wisconsin

P.O. Box 69
Brookfield, WI 53008-0069

Phone: (888) 334-3327

Japanese American Citizens League
Monitors and responds to issues that enhance or threaten the
civil and human rights of all Americans and implements strategies
to effect positive social change, particularly to the Asian Pacific American community.

·         Website: http://www.jacl.org

·         Location(s):

San Francisco

1765 Sutter Street

San Francisco, CA 94115

Phone: (415) 345-1075

Fax: (415) 345-1077

Latino Coalition for a Healthy California
To develop and support policies, services and conditions
that will improve the health of Latinos.

·         Website: http://www.lchc.org

·         Location(s):

Sacramento

1225 Eighth Street

Suite 550

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 448-3234

Fax: (916) 448-3248

Contact: Al Hernández-Santana, Executive Director

Latino Issues Forum
Non-profit public policy and advocacy institute dedicated to
advancing new and innovative public policy solutions for a better,
more equitable, and prosperous society.

·         Website: http://www.lif.org

·         Location(s):

Berkeley

1918 University Avenue

Suite 3D
Berkeley, CA 94704
Email: [email protected]

League of Women Voters
Nonpartisan political organization, that has fought since 1920
to improve our systems of government and impact public policies
through citizen education and advocacy.

·         Website: http://www.lwv.org

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

1730 M Street NW

Suite 1000,

Washington, DC 20036-4508

Phone: (202) 429-1965

Fax: (202) 429-0854

Minority Health Institute
Nonprofit organization dedicated to the elimination of healthcare disparities.

·         Website: http://mhinst.org

·         Location(s):

Beverly Hills

8306 Wilshire Blvd.

Suite #288

Beverly Hills, CA 90211

Phone: (818) 907-6750

Fax: (818) 907-0510

Motion Picture Association of America
Serves as the voice and advocate of the American motion picture,
home video and television industries in the United States and around the world.

·         Website: http://www.mpaa.org

·         Location(s)

Washington, DC

1600 Eye Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

Phone: (202) 293-1966

Fax: (202) 296-7410

Los Angeles

15301 Ventura Blvd.

Building E

Sherman Oaks, CA 91403

Phone: (818) 995-6600

Fax: (818) 285-4403

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Association that fights to ensure the political, educational, social,
and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate
racial hatred and racial discrimination.

·         Website: http://www.naacp.org

·         Location(s)

Maryland (Main):
4805 Mt. Hope Drive

Baltimore, MD 21215

Phone: (877) 622-2798

Phone: (410) 580-5777

National Association of Childbearing Centers
The National Association of Childbearing Centers (NACC) is the
Nation’s largest repository of information on freestanding birth centers.

·         Website: www.birthcenters.org

·         Phones:

Phone: 866-542-4784
Phone: 215-234-8068

Fax: 215-234-8829

National Conference on Public Employee Retirement Systems
Nonprofit public pension advocate and principal trade association
working to protect the pensions of public employees.

·         Website: http://www.ncpers.org

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

444 N. Capitol Street, NW

Suite 630

Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 877-202-5706

Fax: 202-624-1439

National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP)
Nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to the advocacy and protection
of multiemployer plans, their participants and their families.

·         Website: http://www.nccmp.org

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

815 16th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20006

Phone: (202) 737-5315

Fax: (202) 737-1308

National Council of La Raza
National Latino civil rights advocacy organization that works to improve
opportunities for Hispanic Americans.

·         Website: http://www.nclr.org

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

1126 16th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 785-1670

Fax: (202) 776-1792

E-mail: [email protected]

Sacramento

Phone: (916) 448-9852

Fax (916) 448-9823

Los Angeles

Phone: (213) 489-3428

Fax: (213) 489-1167

Long Beach

Phone: (562) 985-5242

Fax: (562) 985-5048

National Education Association – California
Organization that advocates for education professionals and to unite
our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education
to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.

·         Website: http://www.nea.org

·         Location(s):

Burlingame

1705 Murchison Drive

Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

Phone: (650) 697-1400

Fax: (650) 552-5002

National Multiple Sclerosis Society – California
Collective of passionate individuals who want to do something
about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis.

·         Website: http://www.nationalmssociety.org

·         Location(s):

San Francisco

1700 Owens Street

Suite 190
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (800) 344-4867

Carlsbad
5950 La Place Court

Suite 200
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Phone: (760) 448-8400
Fax: (760) 804-9266
Email: [email protected]

Los Angeles
2440 South Sepulveda Blvd.

Suite 115
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone: 310-479-4456
Fax: 310-479-4436
Email: [email protected]

New America Foundation
A nonprofit, nonpartisan public policy institute that invests
in new thinkers and new ideas to address the next generation
 of challenges facing the United States.

·         Website: http://newamerica.net

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

899 L Street, N.W.

Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 986-2700

Fax: (202) 986-3696

Sacramento

921 11th Street

Suite 901

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 448-3724

Fax: (916) 448-3724

Organization of Chinese Americans
National organization dedicated to advancing the social,
political, and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans.

·         Website: http://www.ocanational.org

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

1322 18th Street, NW

Washington, DC 20036-1803

Phone: (202) 223-5500

Fax: (202) 296-0540

Pacific Business Group on Health
Organization that seeks to improve the quality and availability
of health care while moderating costs.

·         Website: http://www.pbgh.org

·         Location(s):

San Francisco

Pacific Business Group on Health
221 Main Street

Suite 1500
San Francisco, CA 94105

Phone: (415) 281-8660

Fax: (415) 281-9060

E-mail: [email protected]

Contact: David Lansky, CEO

Palo Alto Medical Foundation Research Institute
Organization that designs, executes, and rigorously evaluates new
 models of health promotion and health care.

·         Website: http://www.pamf.org/research

Location(s):

Palo Alto

795 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA‎

Phone: (650) 326-8120

Contact: Harold Luft, PhD, Executive Director

Permanente Medical Group
Organization that aims to provide quality care for members and their
families, and to contribute to the well-being of their communities.

·         Website: http://www.permanente.net/

·         Location(s):

Oakland

3770 Piedmont Ave

1st Floor

Oakland, CA

Phone: (510) 752-1111

Contact: Sharon Levine, MD, Associate Executive Director

Presbyterian Church
Religious organization that has approximately 2.3 million members,
more than 10,000 congregations and 14,000 ordained and active ministers.

·         Website: http://www.pcusa.org

·         Location(s)

Kentucky (Main)

100 Witherspoon Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202-1396
Phone: (888) 728-7228 (Toll-free)
Phone: (502) 569-5000
Fax: (502) 569-8005

RAND Health
A nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decision-making
through research and analysis.

·         Website: http://www.rand.org

·         Location(s):

Santa Monica

1776 Main Street
P.O. Box 2138
Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138

Phone: (310) 393-0411

Fax: (310) 393-4818

Contact: Elizabeth A. McGlynn, PhD, Associate Director

Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Hub of Jewish social justice and legislative activities. They educate
and mobilize the Reform Jewish community on legislative and social
concerns, advocating on nearly 60 issues, including economic justice,
civil rights, religious liberty, Israel and more.

·         Website: http://rac.org/index.cfm

·         Locations:

Washington, DC

Arthur and Sara Jo Kobacker Building

2027 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

Phone: (202) 387-2800

Fax: (202) 667-9070

Email: [email protected]

Salvation Army
Evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is
based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

·         Website: http://salvationarmyusa.org

·         Locations:

Virginia (Main)

615 Slaters Lane
P.O. Box 269
Alexandria, VA 22313

Western Territory Website:

http://www1.usw.salvationarmy.org/usw/www_usw.nsf

Safeway
One of the largest food & drug retailers in North America.

·         Website: http://www.safeway.com

·         Location(s):

Phoenix, AZ (Customer Service Center)

P.O. Box 29093
Phoenix, AZ 85038-9093

Phone: (877) 723-3929

Contact: Ken Shachmut, Senior VP

School of Public Health – UC Berkeley
Conduct research, develop leaders and enhance knowledge in California.

·         Website: http://sph.berkeley.edu

·         Location(s):

Berkeley

50 University Hall, #7360
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-7360
Phone: (510) 643-0881

Contact: Stephen M. Shortell, PhD, MPH, Dean

School of Public Health – UCLA
University of California in Los Angeles School of Public Health.

·         Website: http://www.ph.ucla.edu

·         Location(s):
Los Angeles

P.O. Box 951772
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1772
Phone: (310) 825-2594
Fax: (310) 825-3317

Contacts:
Steven Wallace, PhD, Associate Director
Email: [email protected]
Dr. David Hayes-Bautista, Professor
924 Westwood Blvd.

Suite 730
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Phone: (310) 794-0663
Fax: (310) 794-2862
E-mail: [email protected]

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Their mission is to improve the lives of working people and their
families and lead the way to a more just and humane society.

·         Website: http://www.seiuca.org

·         Location(s):
Sacramento (Main)
1007 7th Street

4th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 442-3838

Fax: (916) 442-0976

Oakland

7677 Oakport Street

Suite 725
Oakland, CA 94621

Phone: (510) 568-2500

Fax: (510) 568-3652

Los Angeles

3055 Wilshire Boulevard, #1050
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: (213) 368-7400

Fax:  (213) 381-7348

Small Business California
Proactive, non-partisan business advocacy organization whose only
agenda is the well being of California small businesses. 

·         Website: http://www.smallbusinesscalifornia.org

·         Location(s):

San Francisco

2311 Taraval Street

San Francisco, CA 94116

Phone: (415) 680-2188

Contact: Scott Hauge, President

Small Business Majority
Founded by small business owners to present an impartial view of the
issues that have the greatest impact on small businesses.

·         Website: http://www.smallbusinessmajority.org/

·         Location(S):

Sausalito (Main)

4000 Bridgeway

Suite 101

Sausalito, CA 94965

Phone: (866) 597-7431

Washington, DC

308 East Capitol St., N.E.

Suite 10

Washington, DC 20003

Phone: (202) 547-0117

Sacramento

921 11th Street

Suite 901

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone: (916) 479-1045

Contact: John Arensmeyer, founder & CEO

Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
To elevate the standards of practice, training and education in surgery
and provide a means through which the Fellows may communicate with
other professional and civic groups concerned with the improved delivery of health care.

·         Website: http://www.socalsurgeons.org

·         Location(s):

El Segundo

1970 E Grand Ave

Suite 330

El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 364-0193

Fax: (310) 364-0196

Strategic Health Perspective – Harris Interactive
A year-long intelligence service for strategic planners and executives who
need to understand the complex dynamics government regulation, employers,
consumers, and policymakers create within the healthcare industry.

·         Website: http://www.harrisinteractive.com/Products/MultiClient/strategichealthperspectives.aspx

·         Location(s):

New York, NY

161 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10013

Phone: (585) 272-8400

Contact: Ian Morrison, PhD, Founding Partner

TEVA Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
Global pharmaceutical company specializing in the development, production
and marketing of generic and proprietary branded pharmaceuticals and active
pharmaceutical ingredients.

·         Website: http://www.tevapharm.com

·         Location(s):

North Wales, PA

1090 Horsham Road

P.O. Box 1090
North Wales, PA 19454

Irvine, CA

19 Hughes
Irvine, CA 92618

United State Conference of Catholic Bishops
Assembly of the hierarchy of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands who
jointly exercise certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of the United States.

·         Website: http://www.usccb.org

·         Location(s):

Washington, DC

3211 Fourth Street, N.E.

Washington, DC 20017

Phone: (202) 541-3000

United Nurses Association of California
Represents more than 15,000 nurses and other health care professionals.

·         Website: http://www.nursesunite.org

·         Location(s):

San Dimas

955 Overland Court

Suite 150

San Dimas, CA 91773

Phone: (909) 599-8622

Phone: (800) 762-5874

Fax: (909) 599-8655

San Diego

10405 San Diego Mission Road

Suite 106

San Diego, CA 92108

Phone: (619) 280-5401

Fax: (619) 280-7406

University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center
They are leaders in health care, known for innovative medicine, advanced technology
and compassionate care.

·         Website: http://www.ucsfhealth.org

·         Location(s):

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

505 Parnassus Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94122

Phone: (415) 476-1000

UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion

1600 Divisadero Street

San Francisco, CA 94115

Phone: (415) 567-6600

UCSF Children’s Hospital

505 Parnassus Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94143

Phone: (415) 476-1000

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