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?

Our New Path Forward

October 20, 2016

Today we celebrate our new brand and look. From today on, you will see a new Sierra Health Foundation and a new Center. We look forward to continuing on the road with you to create a more equitable California.


The Sacramento Observer reports on selection of Community Incubator Leads

September 14, 2016

The Sacramento Observer reported on the Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths and the selection of Community Incubator Leads that will work with neighborhoods in Sacramento County to reduce deaths among African American children. Read the article.

The Sacramento Bee reports on African American infant sleep-related deaths

August 30, 2016

The Sacramento Bee reported on the education campaign to reduce the number of African American children in Sacramento County who die in their sleep. Read Black babies die in sleep at higher rates in Sacramento. Why? And can we fix it?