Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi was back in the Bay Area Wednesday to spread the word about President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan.
During her visit and while she was in San Francisco’s Chinatown, Pelosi talked about some of the greatest challenges the Bay Area is facing as the nation tries to heal from a global pandemic.
Pelosi visited the North East Medical Services clinic, which has relied on funds from the president’s recently passed American Rescue Plan.
“We want to make sure that the rescue package is successful in what it set out to do,” Pelosi said.
The plan was enacted by Congress in March and it includes more than $7.5 billion for community health centers like the North East Medical Service, or NEMS, in Chinatown. The clinic will receive $11 million of that money.
“This funding is especially for our work to care for and protect…