MLKCH was created to bring high-quality doctors and healthcare to South LA. This was made possible through a unique funding arrangement with the state.
Now that funding arrangement is under threat. Without it, the hospital - and South LA - will suffer.
These cuts are not a given. If we raise our voices now in a clear and urgent protest, we can help our leaders keep the promise they made to us when our hospital opened just five short years ago. That promise: that South LA would never again be left without a hospital and without access to the kind of care it needs and deserves.
Read MLKCH CEO Dr. Elaine Batchlor's recent op-ed on this issue in The Sentinel Newspaper. Read the article here.
Read LA Times columnist Steve Lopez's story about why MLKCH and quality care in South LA matters. Read the column here.
To show your support for MLKCH:
Please find customizable support letters and "Tips" on how to electronically submit letters to each of the below representatives via the PDF links below:
Local South Los Angeles representatives