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.
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.
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.
February 1, 2018
More than 15 elected representatives are confirmed to address San Joaquin Valley residents, leaders and advocates at Equity on the Mall at the State Capitol on Feb. 8. Learn more. See the 2017 highlight video.
January 31, 2018
Read the January issue of Partnerships for Chet P. Hewitt’s annual message, news about the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund’s upcoming Equity on the Mall event and other program updates.
January 31, 2018
We’re pleased to announce that Ellen Braff-Guajardo and Genoveva Islas have joined our team.
January 24, 2018
Equity on the Mall is an empowering day at the California State Capitol inspired by voices of leaders in the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund. The day will include a powerful program at the west steps of the Capitol with remarks by elected representatives and community leaders, music, spoken word and an equity platform on some of the most pressing issues impacting communities in the San Joaquin Valley.
See the 2017 Equity on the Mall highlight video.
January 15, 2018
The first episode in our new Talk Boldly podcast series is titled Civic Engagement (January 15, 2018), featuring Dr. Clarence B. Jones, noted lawyer, author, professor and civil rights activist speaking with Ray Green of Sacramento’s Roberts Family Development Center.
December 20, 2017
As 2017 comes to a close, we sincerely thank all of our many partners for your commitment to promote health and racial equity and improve community health. We wish you a very happy holiday season.
Our offices will be closed December 22 through January 1.
December 18, 2017
Chet P. Hewitt, President and CEO of Sierra Health Foundation and The Center wrote an op-ed for The Fresno Bee about the newly established Fresno Legal Defense Fund. The fund is supported by Wells Fargo, the Latino Community Foundation and Sierra Health Foundation. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation will serve as its fiscal sponsor.
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.
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.
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