CHC works to increase access for uninsured, economically disadvantaged and underserved populations. Its goals are: - Increased access to quality healthcare. - Preservation of health care safety net. - Health care policy developed with the participation of empowered and active communities. - Racial and ethnic parity in health and healthcare. - A system of universal healthcare coverage. It acheives its goals by mobilizing, organizing and empowering community and grassroots consumer groups that share its vision of healthy, informed and pro-active consumer population. Work is done through various projects like: - regional health councils - covering kids and families - Reach (Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health)2010 Initiative - statewide coalition - ABC Project - Accessing Benefits for Children.