Policy and Advocacy

police understanding of autism spectrum disorder for isaias cervantes protest
May 27, 2021

Healthcare-informed training for police and security officers can increase recognition of autistic behaviors and help avoid misinterpretation and escalation.

Hands reach through the wall at the US Mexico border
November 23, 2020

Refugee health expert Sondra Crosby, MD discusses the health consequences for migrant children and how the U.S. asylum process needs to change.

Biden and Harris stand on stage flanked by American flags
November 9, 2020

The newly elected Biden-Harris Administration has the opportunity to wield executive authority to stand up for immigrant rights and signal America’s renewed commitment to human rights.

Computer screen shows confirmation of online voter registration
October 23, 2020

Increasing voter registration in underrepresented communities has the potential to reduce racial disparities, improve community health, and better distribute state and federal resources.

June 25, 2020

COVID response efforts are the roadmap for reducing healthcare spending and freeing up resources to plow back into the communities hospitals serve.