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Picture of Tracie Potts
Years of attacks on the ACA leave families in constant fear of losing coverage. The pandemic raises the stakes for millions of people.
Picture of Deb Gordon
Do we want to go back to the days when a woman had to stay in a bad marriage just to have coverage?
Picture of Valeria Fernandez
"If I’m going to die, I’m going to die at home. I don’t want to go to the hospital. I’m going to stay here, for I don’t want to leave behind any more problems than we already have.”
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This story was produced as a larger project by Valeria Fernandez for the 2020 National Fellowship, focusing on how indigenous, immigrant communities and people of color have been organizing before and during the pandemic in communities of care to find support and healing.
Picture of Trudy  Lieberman
Hundreds of studies show Medicaid expansion saves lives. So why do lawmakers reject the program or impose punitive rules during a pandemic that hit low-income Black and Brown people so hard?
Picture of Andrea Banuelos Mota
The loss of a job shouldn't mean the loss of health care or devastating medical bills. Here's what states can do now to help.
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Now more than ever, reporters need to be ready to communicate coverage alternatives to their audiences as layoffs sweep the nation.
Picture of Yesenia Amaro
While many uninsured individuals are low-income residents, upper-middle-income Californians also struggle to afford high-priced private health care coverage.
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How two reporters used data to explore how California's ambitious health care initiatives could shape the lives of working residents already strained by the state's high cost of living.
Picture of Samantha Caiola
While comprehensive care is elusive for the undocumented in all California counties, where a person lives can make all the difference in whether care is available outside of ERs.

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