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Mission Statement

The mission of Roots Community Health Center is to uplift those impacted by systematic inequities and poverty by providing culturally responsive, comprehensive healthcare, behavioral health, and wraparound services; identifying and addressing root causes of illness and suffering; and emphasizing self-sufficiency and community empowerment. Roots Community Health Center accomplishes its mission by providing top-quality healthcare, conducting community-based participatory research, and offering opportunities for rehabilitation, education, training, and employment to reduce poverty and dependency in our community. Roots implements its programs and services while honoring the "roots" of culture, heritage, and tradition; by providing unprecedented access to services; by remaining community-aware and community-responsive; and by establishing partnerships to ensure a more efficient continuum of care in Oakland.

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Founded in 2008, Roots Community Health Center is a 501(c) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the status of health in of East Bay residents. Roots implement its mission by providing high-quality, comprehensive and culturally appropriate healthcare, by implementing direct service models to increase access to care and thereby prevent the need for emergency services and by coordinating cross-agency liaisons to ensure a more efficient continuum of care in East Oakland. Roots Community Health Center was founded to address the growing need for accessible, culturally appropriate, community responsive, comprehensive health care in Oakland, California. Specially, Roots aims to eliminate wide health disparities and improve health outcomes for uninsured and low-income residents of East Oakland.

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