Partners in Advancing Health Rights
The National Health Law Program (NHeLP) has been honored to partner with many organizations across the nation to protect and advance health rights of low-income and underserved individuals and families.
Listed below are our partner organizations that made contributions to our Annual Fund over the past year to help further our work and ensure our sustainability into the future.
AARP Foundation Litigation
AARP Foundation Litigation (AFL) advocates for systemic change in federal and state courts nationwide to advance the legal rights and interests of people 50 and older, particularly low-income and vulnerable individuals. As a public interest law firm at the intersection of aging and social justice, AFL files and supports lawsuits that address diverse issues that affect the rights and daily lives of people 50 and older and will have a significant impact on senior poverty.
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is the nation’s second-largest labor union and the largest union of healthcare workers. SEIU is an organization of nearly 2 million members united by their belief in the dignity and worth of workers and the services they provide and dedicated to improving the lives of workers and their families and creating a more just and humane society.
Association for Community Affiliated Plans
The Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) is a national trade association which represents not-for-profit Safety Net Health Plans. ACAP’s mission is to strengthen not-for-profit Safety Net Health Plans in their work to improve the health and well-being of lower-income people and/or people with significant health needs. Collectively, ACAP plans serve more than twenty million enrollees through Medicaid, Medicare, Marketplaces and other public health coverage programs.
Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center
The Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center (CREEC) is a nonprofit membership organization whose goal is to ensure that everyone can fully and independently participate in our nation’s civic life without discrimination based on race, gender, disability, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity. CREEC’s work focuses on empowering communities through education and instructional resources, discourse, outreach, advocacy, collaboration, and well-timed humor. CREEC investigates and holds to account the powerful and the privileged and protects and promotes civil rights through class-action, systemic, and individual litigation, administrative complaints, and structured negotiations.
National Partnership for Women & Families
National Partnership for Women & Families is a nonprofit, nonpartisan advocacy group dedicated to promoting fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality, affordable health care and policies that help all people meet the dual demands of work and family. Their mission is to improve the lives of women and families by achieving equality for all women. We accomplish our work through advocacy in both the public and private sectors and at the federal, state, and local levels. In all of our work we seek to amplify the leadership of grassroots groups and women of color who are fighting for social justice.