Our future depends on the actions we take today. Reducing health disparities in Northern California begins with a strong vision.

The Center brings people, ideas and infrastructure together to create positive change. Our collective impact model seeks to improve community health in California.

Every person in California should be able to live a healthy life. That’s the vision we stand by and the journey we are committed to. The Center works to promote health and racial equity in communities throughout California with local, state and national partners.

With strategy, creativity and ongoing collaboration, The Center strives to eradicate health inequities across the state, especially within the underserved San Joaquin Valley. Learn more.

What's New?

A Juvenile Justice Funder Hits the Reset Button. What Happened?

May 1, 2017

Inside Philanthropy reports on the Positive Youth Justice Initiative and its $1.3 million investment in community-based organizations in 11 California counties to transform juvenile justice practice and policy. Read the article.

Partnerships - April 2017

April 28, 2017

Read the April issue of Partnerships for updates on funding and employment opportunities, and news from the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, the Black Child Legacy Campaign and the Positive Youth Justice Initiative.

More than 400 Community Members Gather for GLORY

April 20, 2017

Today the Black Child Legacy Campaign hosted the Gathering for GLORY: Giving Love to Our Rising Youth Conference at South Sacramento Christian Center to discuss and outline prevention and intervention steps that can be taken to reduce child deaths, with an emphasis on how the faith community can connect to this work.

Read the news release.

Read Facing the legacy: Sacramento sees huge community response to black infant mortality rates in the Sacramento News & Review.