Making Medi-Cal Work for California Farmworkers

December 7, 2023

Making Medi-Cal Work for California Farmworkers

In their first issue brief, ITUP along with partners at UC Merced, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation (CRLAF), and Diringer and Associates explored options to increase coverage and improve health care access for California farmworkers. Check out the issue brief, Expanding Health Coverage for Farmworkers, here!

In companionship with the first issue brief, this second issue brief spotlights three actionable ways, identified from this work with farmworker advocates and stakeholders, policymakers can use to make the Medi-Cal program work for California farmworkers including ways to addressing systematic barriers that hinder farmworkers communities from accessing Medi-Cal coverage and care

Read this ITUP Issue Brief


If you have questions or want to engage please contact:

General Inquiries: Indira Galvez (

Advocacy & Media: Noe Paramo (

UC Merced Contact: Melissa Renteria (