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?

New podcast focuses on People Power

March 6, 2018

Arvin Mayor Jose Gurrola, Jr. speaks with Sukaina Hussain, Community Organizer with Faith in the Valley in Fresno about how elected officials, community organizations and advocates can, should and do collaborate to bring about change. Learn more.


Public-private partnership to stimulate economic development in Oak Park community

February 28, 2018

The Sacramento City Council on Feb. 27 voted to invest $5 million in redevelopment funds for The Center at Sierra Health Foundation to purchase and rehabilitate two buildings in the Oak Park community. Read the news release.

San Joaquin Valley residents head to State Capitol for Equity on the Mall

February 8, 2018

More than 1,500 Valley residents are expected at Equity on the Mall in Sacramento today to call on their state leaders to support changes to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable children and families, and advance racial equity and social justice in the region. Learn more.