California Legislation Tracker

CCUIH tracks California legislation that impacts Urban Indian health by providing a short summary and action updates. Check it out to learn more about legislation that effects your community.

Covered California

American Indians have special protections and provisions under Covered California, California's new health insurance marketplace. Visit CCUIH's Covered California page to learn more about unique American Indian protections and provisions under Covered California.

Our Community

Check out CCUIH's "Our Community" page to learn more about Urban Indians in California, Urban Indian health care, and the populations that our member clinics serve.


Red Women Rising: Digital Stories

CCUIH’s Red Women Rising project, funded by the Blue Shield of California Foundation, supports culturally responsive domestic violence services for Urban Indians by increasing public awareness and enhancing collaborations between UIHOs, Domestic Violence service providers and Traditional Healers. As part of Red Women Rising’s objective to increase public awareness,  CCUIH facilitated a digital storytelling workshop to empower […]

Featured Intern: Kristin Rose Costa

This week we feature Kristin Rose Costa, our Communications and Operations Intern. In this position, Kristin supports the CCUIH team through communications activities, planning for our Annual Conference, and other program support. Read her bio below: Hello! My name is Kristin Rose Costa, and I am the Communications and Operations Intern at CCUIH. I am a recent […]

NAHC Announces New Chief Medical Officer

  CCUIH member, Native American Health Center, is excited to introduce their new Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Joseph Marquis (Ohlone, Navajo, Chumash). Dr. Marquis holds a medical degree (Doctor of Medicine) from Albany Medical College and an MA in Molecular and Microbiology from San Jose State. As CMO, he represents NAHC’s clinical departments on an […]

AIH&S and SDAIHC receive HHS New Access Point Awards

Two members of the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health, American Indian Health & Services and San Diego American Indian Health Center, are new recipients of the Health & Human Services’ New Access Point Awards. The purpose of the Health Center Program New Access Point (NAP) funding opportunity is to improve the health of underserved […]

Senators Udall and Tester Introduce Sequestration Exemption Bill for Indian Programs

On June 4, 2015, Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Jon Tester (D-Mont.) introduced legislation to exempt the Indian Health Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and other Indian programs from the mandatory sequestration expected for the FY-2016 fiscal year. “Across-the-board budget cuts presented a major setback for Indian Country, forcing cuts to vital programs that New […]

Join us for the California Urban Indian Health Conference

The Annual California Urban Indian Health Conference will be held on Friday, October 2nd and Saturday, October 3rd at the Hyatt Regency, Sacramento. CCUIH will host dinner on Friday night. Steps for registration: 1) Book your room: A room block has been secured for Thursday, October 1st and Friday, October 2nd at a rate of $159.00. Visit […]

NAHC Wins Bid as Lead Health Provider for San Leandro Health & Wellness Center

Native American Health Center (NAHC), CCUIH member clinic serving the San Francisco Bay Area, has won a bid to serve as the lead health provider at a new, cutting edge facility –The San Leandro Health & Wellness Center. NAHC’s School-Based Health Center staff and leadership team as well as senior management made a successful presentation to […]

Join CCUIH at the Alliance for Girls’ 3rd Annual Conference

Join the California Consortium for Urban Indian Health at Alliance for Girls’ 3rd Annual Conference: Building A Girls Agenda, Raising Our Voices to Change Girls’ Lives in San Francisco on Wednesday, May 20th from 9 am – 4 pm, followed by a reception. Alliance for Girls is an alliance of 81 members working with more than 216,000 girls across the Bay Area. CCUIH […]

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