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Robert Ellis Simon Foundation Gives $100,000 to Support Employee Mental Health

The gift will provide mental health and wellness resources to support healthcare workers in a historically challenging time

The Crisis of Chronic Underinvestment in Minority Communities

Dr. Elaine Batchlor, MLKCH CEO, writes in “Health Affairs” about how existing health disparities in South LA drove COVID-19 outcomes

Mobile Clinics Bring Vaccines to South LA

Three MLKCH vans are bringing mobile vaccine clinics directly to neighborhoods hardest hit by COVID-19

Surviving the Surge

ICU nurses share their stories of challenge and sacrifice, teamwork and strength—during the peak of the COVID-19 surge in South LA

National Media Covers Healthcare Crisis in South LA

CNN, The New York Times, NPR and other national news media covered the healthcare crisis in South LA.

Building South LA's Healthcare Workforce

Bank of America gives $500,000 to train and hire more than 200 MLKCH healthcare professionals.

Healthy Moves Towards a Healthy Community

Funded in partnership with Health Net, MLKCH's Healthy Moves van supports our Know Your Basics program to bring health screenings directly to the community. 

An "Angel" Fights for the Sickest Patients

Empathy for COVID-19 patients inspired nurse Angela Escobar to push for a change in hospital policy.

Priscilla Valencia Recognized by Association for Healthcare Philanthropy

MLKCHF Director of Annual Giving is one of forty young professionals helping to shape the future of healthcare development industry. 

MLKCH CEO featured in Milken Institute’s “Power of Ideas”

Dr. Elaine Batchlor, MLKCH CEO, is published in the Milken Institute’s prestigious online journal “The Power of Ideas.” 

Keeping Our Promise to South LA

State budget cuts that threatened $30 million a year in supplemental funding have successfully been fought off, thanks to local leaders and community support.

It's Time for a New Social Contract

We have a defective social contract built on centuries of racist mindset—it’s time to change that. 

 

 

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