Webinar: Fighting the Public Charge Rule’s Chilling Effect

March 12, 2020

Please join the Protecting Immigrant Families campaign on Monday, March 16 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM (PT) for a webinar sharing fresh communications research, from the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) and others, on two challenging topics: fighting the chilling effect of the public charge rule, and talking with the public about public charge and health care for all.

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Presenters will discuss:

  • Findings from focus groups with California immigrants at high risk for the public charge chilling effect (but not directly affected by the policy) and tips for crafting educational materials to encourage them to stay enrolled in the public benefits they are eligible for
  • Top affirmative messages on health care for all
  • Dos and don’ts when communicating about health care for all and public charge


  • Celinda Lake and David Mermin, Lake Research Partners
  • Amy Adams, California Health Care Foundation
  • Michele Cordoba, Vision Strategy and Insights


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