Promoting health, racial equity and racial justice throughout California

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation brings people, ideas and infrastructure together to create a collective impact.

Every person in California should be able to live a healthy life. That is the vision we stand by and the journey we are committed to.

Sierra Health Foundation

Sierra Health Foundation created The Center at a time when nonprofits and public agencies throughout California faced diminishing resources and rapidly increasing needs. As the gap between funding and solutions continued to increase, we realized that a new and innovative approach was required to address the need.

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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.

Our Programs and Initiatives

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation promotes health, racial equity and racial justice with local, state and national partners throughout the state.

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Knowledge Center

We are committed to learning from our partners and then sharing and using that knowledge to inform decisions and to accelerate change.

  • Evaluation and Learning
  • Partnerships newsletter
  • Publications
  • Speaker Series

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Recent News

Youth and Community PopUps relaunch for Summer 2022!

July 28, 2022

Sierra Health Foundation and The Center have granted $127,500 to fund 23 Youth and Community PopUps partners for summer activities. Together, these community-based organizations will relaunch the successful Youth and Community PopUps program during the summer break — a time when youth are most vulnerable. Read the press release (.pdf).

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic PopUp and Community Event to provide free vaccinations

July 15, 2022

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation’s Vaccine Equity Campaign and Black Child Legacy Campaign are partnering with Liberty Towers, Always Knocking, Health Net and Urgent Care Now to promote COVID-19 health and safety awareness and resources to all Sacramento community members, especially African American youth and families. See the flyer for additional details about this July 23 event (.pdf).

Chet P. Hewitt on the loss of summer youth programming in Sacramento

July 13, 2022

Chet P. Hewitt, president and CEO of The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, has issued this statement in response to the City of Sacramento’s decision to recall previously-approved funding for Youth and Community PopUps. Continue reading...