Health is about more than just health care. The distribution of resources, institutional racism, entrenched social systems and government policies impact our opportunities to live healthy lives.

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Our Vision

  • Health care coverage for all Californians
  • Access to high quality, affordable, and culturally relevant care
  • Comprehensive care including mental, oral, and preventive care
  • Communities with the social, economic, and environmental conditions to thrive

Our Members

Having Our Say is a statewide health equity coalition with more than 35 member organizations including grassroots community organizations, health care clinics, and advocates.

Our Purpose

Together we raise the voices of communities of color across California to advocate for state and local policies that advance health equity and racial justice. Read our 2019 policy priorities.