The ACA covered millions of people and reduced the racial and ethnic disparities in health coverage in California; to take away these coverage options especially during a global pandemic and recession would exacerbate racial and ethnic inequality in California.
Research and Policy Assistant
Tynan Challenor joined the Labor Center’s health team in August 2020. He contributes to the California Simulation of Insurance Markets microsimulation model (CalSIM) and conducts health policy research. He came to the Labor Center after completing a year-long fellowship in local government with the City of San José, where he worked on the connection between maternal, child, and adolescent health and gang violence. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Biology and a Master’s in Biomedical Informatics from Stanford University.