03 Oct AltaMed Takes on Active, Innovative Role to Get Southern California Latino Voters to the Polls
This community health clinic is checking patient’s blood pressure, cholesterol and temperature… and their status as registered voters. AltaMed Health Services, the largest federally-qualified health center in the nation with 52 accredited centers in southern California, has launched a comprehensive civic engagement campaign program called “My Vote, My Health” or “Mi Voto, Mi Salud.™” This program aims to inform, empower and mobilize its patients and employees to protect access to their health care through the power of their vote. It also addresses low voter turnout among eligible Latinos.
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