San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partners are doing amazing work throughout the Valley to improve community health and promote health and racial equity in their communities. Following are some of their stories.
On July 17, the Arvin City Council voted in support of an ordinance that will create expanded buffer zones between new oil and gas operations and sensitive-use locations such as homes, parks, schools and hospitals. The decision represented only part of the decade-long work by the community and organizations that advocate for environmental justice in Kern County. Learn more
CVIIC is working to identify housing in Stockton not identified by the government to be included in the Census. With a team of six, they completed 12 long, hot days of canvassing and found 604 unconventional housing units. Learn more
Is your organization a San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partner with a story to share? If so, please send your story and a photo to our SJVHF team to include in the weekly update. We may even be able to include it on this web page and on social media, as well as in Sierra Health Foundation’s e-newsletter.