Two SOSN members, former Assemblyperson Mariko Yamada and Ruscal Cayangyang took the trip to Sacramento to make public statements to challenge the CA Department of Public Health failure to serve the public interest and call for transparency, accountability and legislative reform (AB 279 and support for AB 1502 in particular). Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi provided testimony and inquiry. This hearing allowed SOSN and allies to see and hear for themselves who our allies are in the fight for senior care reform in CA as well as to learn more about the individuals and organizations who favor the demise of bilingual/bi-cultural healthcare and services. It was a long hearing, but definitely a recommended watch to see who some of the “major players” are for yourself.
VIDEO REPLAY Assembly Health Committee, Tuesday, October 5th, 2021: https://www.assembly.ca.gov/media/assembly-health-committee-20211005/video
A quick recap from CalMatters.org: https://calmatters.org/health/2021/10/nursing-homes-oversight-california-hearing/
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