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?

1,000 gather at State Capitol for Equity on the Mall

February 9, 2017

San Joaquin Valley residents and advocates joined state leaders at the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund’s Equity on the Mall to raise their voices for a golden state for all. Learn more.

Report: California’s San Joaquin Valley: A Region and Its Children Under Stress

February 9, 2017

This report documents racial and health inequities and the effects they have on the lives and life chances of families raising children in the San Joaquin Valley.
Download the report
See the Report Briefing video from the State Capitol

Partnerships - January 2017

January 31, 2017

Read the January issue of Partnerships for Chet Hewitt’s annual message and news from the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, the Black Child Legacy Campaign, the Sacramento Metro Chamber Awards and our new #PeoplePursuing campaign.