Communities Lifting Communities

CLC Scholarship Program Aims to Support Workforce Diversity

Communities Lifting Communities (CLC), a nonprofit affiliate of HASC, is pleased to launch the Diversity in Health Care Scholarship and Stipend Program. The program’s goal is to help create a more diverse hospital workforce by providing financial assistance to students currently employed in HASC member hospitals, with special consideration for those from communities historically underrepresented […]

Communities Lifting Communities Announces Scholarship Fundraising Campaign

Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) is pleased to launch the fundraising campaign for the Diversity in Health Care Scholarship and Stipend Fund. Its goal is to help foster a more diverse hospital workforce by providing financial assistance to students employed in HASC member hospitals, with special consideration for those from communities traditionally underrepresented in the field.

Celebrating Black Maternal Health Week: Black Mothers and Advocates Discuss Ways to Improve Health Care in Los Angeles

This week, organizations, advocates and policymakers across the nation celebrate the fifth annual Black Maternal Health Week and are furthering conversations about Black maternal health in the U.S. Last week, the White House issued a proclamation to officially recognize Black Maternal Health Week. Similarly, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a motion declaring April 11-17 Black […]

Cherished Futures Welcomes New Cohort of Hospitals

Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies is thrilled to welcome a new cohort of hospitals to engage in a multi-sector initiative that aims to reduce Black infant deaths and improve patient experiences and safety for Black moms and birthing families in Los Angeles County. The new cohort of participating hospitals consists of Antelope Valley Hospital, […]

Communities Lifting Communities in Running for LA Business Journal Health Care Leadership Award

Weeks after observing its fourth birthday, HASC’s Communities Lifting Communities community health initiative will be recognized at this month’s Los Angeles Business Journal Health Care Leadership Panel & Awards event. Communities Lifting Communities, or CLC, is nominated in the Outstanding Community Outreach category.  CLC is known for its Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies program, among other work and initiatives. “Now more than ever, it is […]

CLC’s Cherished Futures Debuts Newsletter

Cherished Futures for Black Moms & Babies, a program of HASC’s Communities Lifting Communities community health initiative has launched a dedicated newsletter. Called The Heart of the Matter, the publication will regularly update readers on Cherished Futures’ work, news, and related issues. Email CLC Executive Director Susan Harrington (below) to be added to the newsletter’s mailing list. The newsletter’s […]

CLC Shares Hospital Community Outreach Efforts

Communities Lifting Communities, the HASC charitable affiliate and 501c3 nonprofit, this week shares some significant community outreach work completed by two member hospitals.  Over the past year, Cedars-Sinai and Adventist Health White Memorial have pioneered procedures to identify diverse business partners with an aim to promote job creation and economic activity in the communities they serve. The effort also brings […]

President’s Message From George W. Greene

Last December, we felt a mix of emotions as we welcomed the first vaccines targeting COVID-19 — while continuing to battle an unprecedented surge.  In the year that followed, we notched many achievements while working with our public health partners and others. We put shots into more than 60 million arms in California, bringing the percentage of residents with some vaccine […]

Weather-Appropriate Clothing Marketplace

A Resource for SB 1152 Discharge Planning for Homeless Patients Communities Lifting Communities (CLC) has partnered with Bob Barker Company, Inc. to offer hospitals and other health care and homeless service providers a discount on weather-appropriate clothing. As an Association member and/or provider of services to homeless individuals, you will be able to take advantage of […]