Health Justice:  There are several health equity policies and initiatives being considered or implemented to address disparities in healthcare access, quality, and outcomes.

  • Affordable Care Act (ACA) Expansion: There are ongoing efforts to expand the ACA’s coverage provisions, such as expanding Medicaid eligibility in more states and increasing federal subsidies for marketplace plans. This aims to improve access to affordable healthcare for low-income and underserved populations. We are actively advocating for greater access to affordable healthcare.
  • Funding for Community Mental Health Centers in Chicago: There are proposals to increase funding for community mental health centers, which provide mental healthcare services to underserved communities, including those without health insurance or with limited access to healthcare. We are actively advocating for the realization of this vision communicated by Mayor Brandon Johnson of the City of Chicago and holding him to the task.