April, 2015
Issue: 3 

1. Community Circle is Tonight!

  • Quarterly BHC Community Circle comes to South Merced tonight April, 22nd at Tenaya Middle School from 6pm to 8pm.   [BHC Event]
  • "...Established as a means of highlighting successes within the community, BHC Community Circles are quarterly community forums where community members, residents, youth, and students have the opportunity to connect with agencies, organizations, BHC related-programs and more..." [BHC Event]
  • This is an all age event and open to the public. 

2. #Health4All Bill Passes Senate Committee

Health4All Activists at the Capitol (New America Media)
  • Democratic leaders latest round of legislation is part of a broader effort to embrace the contributions of unauthorized immigrants, including the jobs they work and taxes they pay.
  • "Healthcare providers, students and supporters marched to the state Capitol supporting Senate Bill 4, dubbed the Health For All Act." [CBS Sacramento / Ron Jones]
  • .."We struggle with the fear of trying not to get sick, trying not to see a doctor, trying not to go to the hospital..." [Sac Bee / Media]  

3. Community Grants Soon to Close

BHC community grantees of Fall 2014.
  • Bi-annual BHC Community Grants are now available; Applications can be found on the BHC website. [Community Grants]
  • The deadline to apply is May 1st, 2015, contact us for more information. [Contact / Isai]
  • BHC will host Grant Workshops throughout the month for those who need assistance in the application process. [BHC Calendar]

3. Misc. & Events 

  • Over-policed and Underserved..."Today, activists and policy makers alike are calling for an end to oppressive and racist policing..."
  • Stay connected with upcoming events; visit our BHC Community Calendar. [BHC Calendar]

Learn more about BHC Merced Here!

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