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Venice Family Clinic doctors condemn efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act—and so does a patient whose life it saved
The Argonaut, June 28, 2017

California officials sound alarm, envisioning $114 billion hit To Medi-Cal under U.S. Senate bill
The Sacramento Bee, June 28, 2017

Despite delay, Calif. lawmakers vow to fight Senate health bill
KPCC, June 27, 2017

Lots Of Boos In California For Senate Health Bill
California Healthline, June 23, 2017

New Model May Increase Access to Addiction Treatment
Medscape, June 7, 2017

This Art Saves Lives
The Argonaut, May 17, 2017

Sue Kroll Honored as Humanitarian of the Year by Venice Family Clinic
Variety, March 27, 2017

Jared Leto Presents Humanitarian Award To Sue Kroll At Venice Family Clinic's 35th Silver Circle Gala
International Business Times, March 27, 2017

Warner Bros.' Sue Kroll to Be Honored at Venice Family Clinic's Silver Circle Gala
The Hollywood Reporter, January 25, 2017

Obamacare enrollees worry about what comes next
CNBC, January 21, 2017

For many, problems with Obamacare are personal, not partisan
The Christian Science Monitor, January 15, 2017

Broke: Why more California families are becoming homeless
89.3 KPCC, January 5, 2017 


Doctors see a new condition among immigrant children: fear of Trump
The Guardian, November 25, 2016

If you can stay homeless in Venice, why get off the street?
Los Angeles Times, October 27, 2016

Addressing an overwhelming demand for dental coverage
USA Today, July 16, 2016

As Undocumented Children Enroll in Medi-Cal, Some Clinic See Uptick in Patients
California Health Report, July 14, 2016

Gala Celebrates New Safe Center for Homeless Youth
Yo! Venice, June 24, 2016

Art Walk for Venice Family Clinic Raises $700K
The Huffington Post, May 26, 2016

Kaiser Permanente West LA's Free Surgery Day for Underserved Residents
Santa Monica Mirror, May 17, 2016

El lucrativo y fraudulento mercado reventa de tiras de diabetes
[The lucrative resale market of fraudulent diabetes strips]
Univision Noticias, April 30, 2016

Venice Family Clinic & RAND Partner for SUMMIT Study to Improve Substance Use Treatment 
Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County, April 20, 2016

Mariah Carey, Jeffrey Katzenberg Honor Brett Ratner at Silver Circle Gala
The Huffington Post, March 11, 2016

Jeffrey Katzenberg, Mariah Carey Honor Brett Ratner at Silver Circle Gala
The Hollywood Reporter, March 8, 2016

Housing and Homelessness Inextricably Linked
Yo! Venice, March 7, 2016

Reflections: Volunteering at Venice Family Clinic (Dr. Nancy Sicotte)
UCLA Medical Alumni Association, January 21, 2016


Touches of home help Venice clinic put young patients at ease
Los Angeles Times, July 27, 2015

A Legacy of Wellness
Argonaut, June 24, 2015

Photo Feature: New Clinic
Santa Monica Daily Press, June 24, 2015

Lou Colen Children's Health & Wellness Center Grand Opening
KABC-TV, June 20, 2015

Santa Monica Surgeon Seeks to Repair Bodies, Restore Spirits
Santa Monica Daily News, June 4, 2015

Wellness Center at Santa Monica High In Line For City Grant
Santa Monica Lookout, May 29, 2015

Venice Family Clinic Gives Art Center Designers a Seat at the Table for New Pediatric Center
Dotted Line, Art Center College of Design, May 28, 2015

Venice Art Walk & Auctions prebidding builds excitement
Los Angeles Times, May 15, 2015

Scene & Heard: Analia Saban
C Magazine, May 12, 2015

Meet the New Faces of Venice Art Walk
Los Angeles Magazine, May 12, 2015


Saben controlar la diabetes
La Opinion, June 17, 2014

Showing Donors What Their Gifts Can Do Pays Off for Nonprofits
The Chronicle of Philanthropy, June 19, 2014

Children Benefit From Early Exposure to Bacteria and Allergens: Study
Latin Post, June 06, 2014

Kaiser Permanente and Venice Family Clinic Provide Free Surgeries
Westside Today, May 25, 2014

Design Thinking In Healthcare: One Step At A Time
Forbes, May 23, 2014

Learning Los Angeles: Irma Colen, Venice Family Clinic and Art Walk
Huffington Post, May 24, 2014

Health care reform is good medicine for Venice Family Clinic
Argonaut, May 7, 2014

Poor children & adults get needed dental care through free California ‘teledentistry’ program
Daily Breeze, April 2014

NBC Coverage - Helping Children Fight Obesity
NBC, April 2014

Full Circle - The 32nd Annual Silver Circle Gala
Angeleno, April 2014

ICM Partners' Chris Silbermann: The good kind of double agent
The Jewish Journal, March 11, 2014

ICM's Chris Silbermann Honored at Silver Circle Gala
The Hollywood Reporter, March 04, 2014

Silver Circle Gala Honors Chris Silbermann, Pointer Sisters Make Guests "Jump"
Variety, March 04, 2014

Pointer Sisters will appear at the Venice Family Clinic's Silver Circle Gala
LA Confidential, March 03, 2014

About Town -"ICM Partners' Chris Silbermann will be honored ..."
The Hollywood Reporter, February 20, 2014

Venice Family Clinic, Common Ground merge to provide enhanced HIV/AIDS care
UCLA Newsroom, February 04, 2014

Venice Family Clinic Kicks Off 2014 Sack Lunch Series in Santa Monica
Santa Monica Patch, January 28, 2014

Attorney General Approves Saint John’s Sale
Santa Monica Daily Press, January 23, 2014


Telemedicina Para Bajar de Peso
La Opinión, December 19, 2013

5 Ways to Help Angelenos in Need
LA Weekly, December 23, 2013

Service With A Smile
First Five LA, November 18, 2013

Programa dental dará consultas virtuales a niños de LA
La Opinión, November, 8, 2013

The Skinny on Lower Grades and Higher Weight
First Five LA, October 28, 2013

Physician assistants fill in at the fringes of health care
NBC News, October 14, 2013

Venice Family Clinic partners with Acceso Total to educate patients about the Affordable Care Act
Acceso Total KVEADT, September 25, 2013

Venice Family Clinic Walks the ‘Walk’
The Argonaut, May 23, 2013

Venice Art Walk and Auction Draws Artists Larry Bell and Kelly Berg
The Hollywood Reporter, May 20, 2013

The Venice Art Walk & Auctions Are Today!
Yo! Venice, May 19, 2013

Venice Art Walk & Auctions VIP Preview At Google To Benefit Venice Family Clinic
AskMissA, May 17, 2013

Mosaic tile house open for Venice Art Walk
Los Angeles Times, May 16, 2013

Venice Art Walk Will Take Place This Weekend
Venice-Mar Vista Patch, May 16, 2013

Get Inside Google's Binoculars
Curbed LA, May 16, 2013

Venice Art Walk & Auctions Are This Sunday!
Yo! Venice, May 16, 2013

34th annual Venice Art Walk & Auctions to include studio tours, silent art auction
The Argonaut, May 16, 2013

2013 Venice Art Walk & Auctions
Los Angeles Magazine, May 15, 2013

Coley King: The Doctor Bikes to Work
LA Weekly, May 15, 2013

Join the Venice Art Walk at Google this Sunday, May 19
Abbot Kinney First Fridays, May 13, 2013

Intellectual Property to Debut New Prints at Venice Art Walk!
CARTWHEEL, May 13, 2013

Upcoming Venice Art Walk!
Art of Studio, May 10, 2013

Daniel Rolnik: ‘The world’s most adorable art critic’
Rolnik and collaborator Ryan McIntosh are donating some of their profits from their hand-made, fine art screenprints to Venice Family Clinic.
Jewish Journal, May 8, 2013

Events Mashup: Venice Nightlife, Venice Community Awards & Get Ready for the Venice Art Walk!
Abbot Kinney First Fridays, May 8, 2013

Architecture and Art Walk to Showcase the Best of Venice
Venice-Mar Vista Patch, May 7, 2013

Venice Art Walk to Honor Creator of "Endless Summer" Poster
FOAM Magazine, May 1, 2013

What to do: Venice Art Walk & Auctions
Discover Los Angeles, May 2013

Venice Art Walk
LAArtsOnline, May 2013

 05.19.13 Venice Art Walk and Auctions at Google. Event benefitted the Venice Family Clinic
VenicePaparazzi, April 30, 2013

Venice Art Walk: 'Art & Architecture Bike Tour' This Saturday!
Yo! Venice, April 25, 2013

Your Weekend Planner: 13 Coachella Alternatives
LAist, April 19, 2013

2013 Venice Art Walk & Auctions (PDF)
TimeOut, April 17, 2013

Venice Art Walk & Auctions!
CSocialFront, April 3, 2013

Bike the Beach with Architect David Hertz - Venice Art Walk & Auctions, April 2013

Venice Family Clinic Offers Care for the Community
UCLA Health Employee News, April 2013

Featured story: 31st Annual Silver Circle Gala
Los Angeles Confidential, March 6, 2013

Seal Performs at the 2013 Silver Circle Gala to benefit Venice Family Clinic
PressPassLA, February 27, 2013

Average Americans are feeling pain of U.S. debt
Los Angeles Times, February 25, 2013
Includes a quote by Stacey Scarborough, director of Children First Early Head Start at Venice Family Clinic.

Redefining the Medical Clinic [Profile of Venice Family Clinic's Carrie Kowalski, PA-C]
American Academy of Physician Assistants, January 2013


Venice Family Clinic annual holiday movie screening raises record funds
The Argonaut, December 13, 2012

Children's Holiday Movie Raises Over $100K for Venice Family Clinic
Venice Patch, December 11, 2012

Venice Family Clinic managers selected for clinic leadership project
The Argonaut, November 1, 2012

'Bitter' medicine - Lorre recycles vanity card for good cause
Variety, October 29, 2012

Innovator Series: Chuck Lorre
Chuck Lorre discusses new book and his support of Venice Family Clinic through the Dharma-Grace Foundation. Includes quotes by Venice Family Clinic CEO Elizabeth Benson Forer.
The Paley Center for Media, October 25, 2012

Pop-up exhibit to benefit Venice Family Clinic
The Argonaut, October 17, 2012

Chuck Lorre wrote the book on vanity cards
USA TODAY, October 15, 2012

Seeing Ghosts
Event coverage from GHOST TOWN party and exhibit at L&M Arts
Angeleno, September 2012

Different Spokes” (PDF) – GHOST TOWN party and exhibit coverage in “The Seen” by Kari Mozena
Los Angeles Magazine, September 2012

Chuck Lorre's Vanity Cards to Get the Book Treatment
Proceeds from the coffee table book will benefit the Dharma-Grace Foundation -- which Lorre established in 1999 to support the Venice Family Clinic
The Hollywood Reporter, August 1, 2012

Local health providers cheer high court ruling on Affordable Care Act
The Argonaut, July 12, 2012

California patients struggle to transition to managed care system
Los Angeles Times, July 2, 2012

Venice Family Clinic Among Health Centers to Benefit from Affordable Care Act
Venice Patch, July 2, 2012

Medicaid expansion could help millions -- but not all states want in
CBS Evening News, June 28, 2012

KCRW: Venice Family Clinic CEO Liz Forer on implementing health care reform
KCRW, June 30, 2012

Patients with pre-existing health conditions buoyed by high court ruling
Los Angeles Times,  June 28, 2012

Venice Family Clinic Hails Supreme Court Ruling on Obamacare
Venice Patch, June 28, 2012

Venice Family Clinic Awarded $975,000 Grant Under Affordable Care Act
Venice Patch, June 26, 2012

Google Draws Large Crowd for Venice Family Clinic Fundraiser
Venice Patch, May 21, 2012

Google Hosts Annual Venice Art Walk
Hollywood Reporter, May 18, 2012

Take A Glimpse At Vintage Venice At Art Walk
Santa Monica Mirror, May 18, 2012

The Venice Art Walk & Auctions Celebrates Venice: Yesterday and Today!
Examiner, May 18, 2012

Eli Lilly Recognizes Venice Family Clinic Foundation Board member Joanne Jubelier at Welcome Back Awards
PRNewswire, February 28, 2012

UCLA trains parents to reduce childhood obesity
Examiner, February 16, 2012

Venice Family Clinic Provides Vital Care
Palisadian-Post, February 10, 2012


UCLA an integral part of Venice Family Clinic’s efforts to provide free healthcare
The Daily Bruin, October 3, 2011

"A Gifted Man" brings health care gap to TV
CBS The Early Show 7-9am, September 23, 2011

Reduced state dental benefits create dire situation for patients
Los Angeles Times, September 12, 2011

Breakover: Alice Manning's Story Kicks Off HuffPost Video Series
Huffington Post, August 25 2011

Dental clinic opens at Simms/Mann Health and Wellness Center
The Argonaut, August 4, 2011

Arianna Huffington speaks at Sack Lunch series
The Malibu Times, June 22, 2011

Homeless patients present unique problems for Venice free clinic
Los Angeles Times, January 5, 2011


Venice Family Clinic formally dedicates new free clinic in Mar Vista
Argonaut, July 15, 2010

Wendy Slusser, MD, Named a Symbol of H.O.P.E.
Westside Today, July 14, 2010

No health coverage? How to cope
Associated Press, July 6, 2010

Maya Lin-designed Venice house featured on architecture walking tour
Los Angeles Times, May 19, 2010

Liz Forer – Executive Director, Venice Family Clinic
Departures/KCET, May 12, 2010

Mar Vista clinic receives $300,000 for pilot specialty care project
Argonaut, March 3, 2010


Uninsured family has a lot at stake in the healthcare debate
Los Angeles Times, December 24, 2009