From: The National LGBTQ Anti-Poverty Action Network Dear friends, Everyone should have the opportunity for a place to call home. Where we live impacts every aspect of our lives — access to good jobs, quality schools, and a clean, secure, and healthy environment. The … [Read more...] about Help Protect a Core Tool for Fighting Discrimination and Access to Affordable Housing
Come support the Baylor College of Medicine Anti-Human Trafficking Program (BCM A-HTP) any Tuesday-Saturday this October at OKRA Charity Saloon! All donations are allocated for mental health, medical, and support services for victims and survivors of human trafficking.The concept … [Read more...] about October at Okra!
Written by: Cameron Goff & Tom Fadial The term ‘public charge’ is used by the US government to describe someone who is likely to depend on government benefits. When considering green card applications, immigration officials consider whether an applicant could be classified … [Read more...] about Public Charge: What is it and how does it affect patients?
Author: Melinda Soeung, Access to Care Chair The Access to Care Committee addressed the question of “What Does Medicare for All” really mean in their 2019 forum in August. In order to open this discussion among patients and health care providers, the committee invited experts in … [Read more...] about Recap: What Does Medicare for All Really Mean? [Forum]
Authors: Andrew Bratsman, Meera Namireddy, Anjali Kumar, Padma Swamy MD, EXECUTIVE SUMMARYAlthough immigrants make up one in six residents in Texas, they face unique and consequential barriers to receiving regular, appropriate healthcare. Hampered by both individual and … [Read more...] about Eliminating Healthcare Barriers for Texan Immigrants: A Policy Brief