KAISER PERMANENTE LATINO ASSOCIATION NORTHERN CALIFORNIA REGION Benefitting from KPLA What You Can Do NCAL Contacts
WHAT YOU CAN DO
Start a Kaiser Permanente Latino Association in your Region. Contact your Regional Diversity Council. Contact National Diversity Start a KPLA Chapter in your area. Contact your Regional KPLA leadership. Volunteer and support chapter and community events. Visit My HR to access the KPLA website.
KPLA NORTHERN CALIFORNIA EXECUTIVE OFFICERS Berta A. Bejarano President Director of Diversity, Linguistic, and ADA Services, San Rafael Berta.A.Bejarano@kp.org Melissa G. Aboytes Vice President Consultant, National Recruitment Services, Walnut Creek Melissa.G.Aboytes@kp.org Anamaria Delgado Secretary Certified Interpreter/Translator, San Rafael Anamaria.D.Grossman@kp.org Rebecca Estevez Treasurer Executive Consultant, National Facilities Services Capital Projects, Downtown Oakland Rebecca.Estevez@kp.org Maria L. Servin Past President Assistant Medical Group Administrator, Fremont Maria.L.Servin@kp.org
A successful MULTICULTURAL STAFF ASSOCIATION
THE BENEFITS OF THE KAISER PERMANENTE LATINO ASSOCIATION Kaiser Permanente benefits from richly diverse employees and physicians. Their cultural insights help Kaiser Permanente better care for our diverse membership. The Kaiser Permanente Latino Association (KPLA) is a Business Resource Group (BRG) that strives to address disparities in healthcare and in the workforce.
KPLA MISSION Our commitment is to the delivery of affordable, quality health care. Our mission is to attract, inspire, support and retain Latinos to achieve their full potential at all levels within the Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, thereby enhancing our ability for shared success.
The Kaiser Permanente Latino Association is an organization committed to personal development, multicultural collaboration and community wellbeing. We believe that by sharing our professional, cultural and community experiences, we contribute to Kaiser Permanente's continuing leadership role in health care.
AREAS OF FOCUS PEOPLE Workforce – Enabling Performance Through People Be the Employer of choice. Optimize workforce diversity and cultural proficiency at every level and create inclusive environments by increasing Latino representation and increasing cultural competency/skills in the KP workforce. Supporting Latino employee recruitment, engagement, development, promotion, retention, and recognition.
MEMBERSHIP / MARKETPLACE Growing Membership
Be the health plan of choice by provide the most compelling value for our diverse populations and communities. Supporting Kaiser Permanente service and business initiatives for membership growth and quality health care.
Build equity through businesses and jobs and promote diverse and thriving communities aimed at increasing spends with Latino owned businesses. Supporting approved Latino vendors when hosting events and when making purchasing orders.
IMPLEMENTING KPLA INFRASTRUCTURE CARE / COMMUNITY Transforming Care Delivery Be the leader in Latino Health. Develop and promote thriving divers communities by providing the best care and service for all populations to eliminate disparities and create equity. Supporting Kaiser Permanente outreach to the Latino community and serve as champions and ambassadors for Latino health. Funding student scholarships
Be the model for Business Resource Groups internally and externally by creating and maintaining and information infrastructure that supports the transferring of knowledge, the awareness of available resources, and the sharing of best practices. Utilizing technology to streamline communication and maintain chapter cohesiveness across the Northern California region.