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?

Partnerships - November 2017

November 29, 2017

Read the November issue of Partnerships for news about our most recent Speaker Series event, the launch of the Fresno Legal Defense Fund, the Black Child Legacy Campaign’s annual report and other program updates.

Cultiva La Salud partners with The Center

November 29, 2017

The Center recently became a fiscal sponsor for Cultiva La Salud, a Fresno-based organization that works to promote healthy eating and active living among low-income families. Cultiva’s efforts are focused in six communities in Fresno County including Kerman, Lowell, Parlier, Reedley, Sanger and West Fresno, as well as Ceres in Stanislaus County.

Fresno Legal Defense Fund launched

November 17, 2017

The Center and Sierra Health Foundation joined Faith in the Valley, philanthropic partners and community members to launch the Fresno Legal Defense Fund on Nov. 17.