Sarah de Guia is the executive director of the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN), a statewide multicultural health advocacy organization working to improve the health of communities of color. Sarah previously worked with CPEHN as the Director of Government Affairs, where she worked on legislation to reduce disparities and promote health in communities. She has also worked with the Having Our Say Coalition, where she organized the statewide coalition to advocate on behalf of communities of color for health care reform. Sarah has also served as the Health Program Manager for Latino Issues Forum and as Legislative Analyst for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Sarah has advocated on women's health and reproductive justice, language access, immigrants' rights, and expanding health care to communities of color through legislative, budgetary and regulatory processes.
Blog Post List
December 17, 2014
This week the California Pan-Ethnic Health Network (CPEHN) and the California Schol-Based Health Alliance released a new brief, Making the Health Home Model Work for Boys and Young Men of Color , to examine how we can tailor our health system to meet the needs of boys and young men of color. Imagine you’re a young African American man living in Oakland. Depending on where you live, you might face multiple challenges every day that impact your quality of life. You might wake up to gun shots or violence in your neighborhood. You might walk to school over broken or nonexistent sidewalks. You...