Momo Chang is the Content Manager at the Center for Asian American Media where she writes, edits and curates content for and “Off the Menu: Asian America,” a multimedia project between CAAM and KQED, featuring a one-hour PBS primetime special by filmmaker Grace Lee and original web content. Momo has a B.A. in English and Mass Communications from UC Berkeley and an M.A. in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Momo is an award-winning journalist who has covered Asian American issues, immigrant communities, healthcare and education. She enjoys nature, swimming, hanging out with her kids, and reading.


Fears about deportation have kept many Latinos from signing up for health insurance in California. Although California has led the nation in sign-ups under the Affordable Care Act, the number of Latinos who have signed up has lagged in the state.

Obamacare prohibits undocumented immigrants from obtaining health-care coverage. But that would've changed in California if the "Health for All" bill had advanced last week. That means about one million people are still excluded from Medi-Cal and Covered California because of immigration status.