On Nov. 30, about 400 supporters of Seattle community health centers — including International Community Health Services (ICHS) supporters — gathered at Swedish Medical Center for a candlelight vigil to call upon lawmakers to save safety net programs and help people in need.
International Community Health Services (ICHS), which helps low-income and uninsured people in Seattle, especially in the Asian Pacific Islander community, could see 80 percent more medically uninsured patients and an approximate $800,000 budget shortfall next year if Basic Health cuts unveiled by Gov. Chris Gregoire become law.
A new report, “The Color of Cuts: The Disproportionate Impact of Budget Cuts on Communities of Color in Washington State,” written by the Washington
an the International Community Health Services (ICHS) survive a 50 percent budget cut? That’s the question a lot of community folks are wondering about