Working Together to Reduce the
Burden of Asthma

Please join us for the Community Action to Fight Asthma (CAFA) Virtual Summit on May 29-30, 2024

Our mission is to reduce the burden of asthma with a focus on health equity. Emphasizing both prevention and management, we build capacity, create linkages, and mobilize networks to advocate for policy and systems changes targeting the root causes of asthma disparities.

Policy Action Alerts

  • RAMP Sponsoring Legislation to Improve Respiratory Safety of Air Cleaners in California

    RAMP is proud to sponsor SB 1308, The Ozone Safe Air Cleaners Bill, authored by California Senate Majority Leader, Senator Lena Gonzalez.  As more Californians use portable air cleaners, sometimes called air purifiers, to reduce their exposure to air pollution including wildfire smoke, we need to ensure that those air cleaners are safe. Unfortunately, not…

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  • Governor Signs AB 548, RAMP’s Healthy Housing Bill

    On October 11, 2023, California Governor Newsom signed AB 548! Sponsored by RAMP and Authored by Tasha Boerner, AB 548 will introduce a proactive element to complaint-based code enforcement. The bill will require code enforcement officers to inspect additional units at a multi-family property if they find severe violations in one unit that they reasonably expect…

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  • Scaling Up the Distribution of Air Cleaners for Low-Income People with Asthma

    California’s wildfire season has been growing in length and severity, regularly exposing millions to harmful particulate matter and hazardous air pollutants. While air cleaners, also known as air purifiers, can help improve indoor air quality during wildfire smoke events, many low-income Californians cannot afford to purchase air cleaners and replacement filters.  In the summer of…

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Advancing the Role of CHWs and Promotoras in Asthma Management:

What We’re Doing

Promoting Asthma Management

Asthma Action Plans

An asthma self-management tool available in four languages

California Asthma Home
Visiting Program Directory

Designed to help providers, plans, and others connect with asthma home visiting programs in their communities

COVID-19, Asthma and Equity:

What We’re Learning
and Doing

The COVID pandemic has had immeasurable impacts on the lives of millions through illness, disability, and death. It has also dramatically shaped the work of asthma stakeholders.

Explore Asthma Resources