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					2007/2008 Kaiser Media Fellowships Program: Fellows’ meeting in San Francisco and
Sacramento, California
Saturday, March 8 - Friday, March 14, 2008
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Hotel Accommodations:
Galleria Park Hotel: San Francisco
Sterling Hotel: Sacramento

Saturday, March 8—San Francisco
7:00pm:        Informal Dinner at Café Tiramisu
               Welcome, CA Site Visit Fellowship program overview:
               Penny Duckham, Executive Director, Kaiser Media Fellowships Program

Sunday, March 9—San Francisco/Sacramento
10:45am:      Meet in Lafayette Room, Galleria Park Hotel
11am-2pm:     Brunch with Larry Levitt, Vice President for Communications & Online
              Information and Editor-in-Chief, Overview of California
              Health Reform Proposals; and Jennifer Tolbert, Principle Policy Analyst,
              Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured: Other State Health
              Reform Initiatives
2:00pm:       Van departure for Sacramento
5pm:          Check in to the Sterling Hotel, Sacramento
6:30pm:       Informal Dinner in Old Sacramento: Rio City Café

Monday, March 10—Sacramento
9:30am:        Walk from hotel to the State Capitol
10:00-11:00am: Meeting with Daniel Zingale, Chief of Staff to First Lady Maria Shriver
11:15am-12:15pm: Meeting with Sumi Sousa, Special Assistant to Assembly Speaker Fabian
12:15-2:00pm: Working lunch with David Panush, health adviser to CA State Senate
               President pro Tem Don Perata (D-East Bay)
2:00-3:00pm: Break
3:00-4:00pm: Meeting with State Senator Sheila Kuehl (D-Santa Monica)
               Walk back to the Sterling Hotel
4:30-5:30pm: Meeting with Peter Harbage, Center for American Progress
7:00pm:        Working Dinner with Daniel Weintraub, Columnist, The Sacramento Bee:
               Chanterelle Restaurant

Tuesday, March 11—Sacramento/San Francisco
8:30-9:30am: Working Breakfast led by Martha Guzman-Aceves, California Rural
               Legal Assistance Foundation
               -Assemblywoman Anna Caballero (D-Salinas):
                City-wide legislative issues in Salinas and Measure V
               -State Senator Gilbert Cedillo (D-Los Angeles):
                Driver License Legislation
               -Assemblymember Juan Arambula (D-Fresno)
9:45am:        Depart Capitol, drive to California Endowment
10:00am:       Welcome and Overview: Mario Gutierrez, The California Endowment
10:15-11:15am: Center for Community Advocacy: “Promotores” Program for Housing and
               Health in Salinas
               -Juan Uranga, Executive Director, Center for Community Advocacy
               -Sabino Lopez, Lead Farmworker Trainer, CCA
               -Jesus Fernandez, Farmworker Trainer, CCA
11:15am-12pm: Agricultural Worker Employment Issues
               -David Villarino, Executive Director, Farmworker Institute for Education &
               Leadership Development (a program of the United Farm Workers)
               -Martha Guzman-Aceves, California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation
12-12:30pm: Working Lunch
2007/2008 Kaiser Media Fellowships Program: Fellows’ meeting in San Francisco and
Sacramento, California
Saturday, March 8 - Friday, March 14, 2008
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12:30-2:00pm: Mexico/U.S./California Binational Initiatives
              -Xóchitl Castañeda, Director, Health Initiative of the Americas, UC Berkeley
              Office of the President, California Policy Research Center
              -Marc Schenker, MD., Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences,
              UC Davis School of Medicine, Director, UC Davis Center for Occupational
              and Environmental Health, and, Director, Western Center for Agricultural
              Health and Safety Center
              -Samuel Orozco, News and Information Director, Radio Bilingüe
2:00pm:       Leave California Endowment offices, drive to Knights Landing
3:00-4:30pm: Meet with Farmworker Community Representatives, Knights Landing
4:30pm        Depart Knights Landing for San Francisco
6:45-7:15pm: Check into Galleria Park Hotel
7:30pm:       Dinner, Jeanty at Jack’s

Wednesday, March 12—San Francisco
8:15am:       Depart hotel by van for San Francisco City Hall
9:00-10am:    Insuring the Uninsured: San Francisco’s Health Access Program
              Briefing with Gavin Newsom, Mayor of the City and County of San
              Francisco; with Mitch Katz, MD, Director, San Francisco Department of
              Public Health
10:30am-1:30pm: Clinic visit and briefings led by Tangerine Brigham, Deputy
              Director of Health and Director, Healthy San Francisco, San Francisco
              Department of Public Health
              Chinatown Public Health Center, (Initial enrollees in Healthy San Francisco)
              Working lunch with Joannie C. Chang, Contract Compliance Officer, Office
              of Labor Standards Enforcement, City and County of San Francisco: The
              employer mandate and spending requirement
2:00pm-3:30pm: Visit to San Francisco General Hospital—Eligibility and Enrollment Unit
3:30pm:       Return to Galleria Park hotel
4:00pm:       Meeting with Golden Gate Restaurant Association, Kevin Westlye,
              Executive Director: Leading the litigation against Healthy San Francisco’s
              employer mandate
7:00pm:       Dinner, E&O Trading Company

Thursday, March 13—San Jose/Mountain View/San Francisco
7:40am:        Walk from hotel to Montgomery Street BART station
7:53am:        Depart by BART for Dublin/Pleasanton station
8:40am:        Drive by van to Safeway, Inc.
9:00-10:45am: Safeway’s health promotion, health care costs, and health care plan
               -Steve Burd, Chairman and CEO, Safeway, Inc.
               -Ken Shachmut, Senior Vice President, Safeway, Inc.
               -Kevin Herglotz, Senior Vice President, Government Relations
10:45am:       Depart by van for Google Health
11:45am-1:00pm: Using IT to improve the quality of health care
               -Cathy Gordon, Business Development Manager, Google Health
               -Missy Krasner, Product Marketing Manager, Google Health
1:00pm:        Depart Google by van
1:30-3:30pm: Working lunch led by Leona Butler, CEO, and colleagues, Santa Clara
               Family Health Plan
3:30 pm:       Depart by van
4:00 pm:       Coffee at the Kaiser Family Foundation
4:30 pm:       Depart by van for San Francisco
7pm:           Dinner, Maya Restaurant
Friday, March 14
               Fellows depart

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