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?

Build.Black. Coalition receives RAILS grant to promote inclusive economic development

July 9, 2018

The City of Sacramento has awarded $99,750 to the Build.Black. Coalition through the Rapid Acceleration, Innovation, and Leadership in Sacramento (RAILS) Program to support a project that will promote inclusive economic development and create on-ramps to prosperity in an effort to transform lives and unite community.


A Win for California’s Youth: $37.3 Million for the Youth Reinvestment Fund

June 29, 2018

In a win for California’s youth, including boys and men of color, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a 2018-2019 budget that includes $37.3 million for the Youth Reinvestment Fund.


Partnerships - June 2018

June 28, 2018

Read the June issue of Partnerships for information about the 2018 Responsive Grants Program funding awards, the My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento Youth Fellowship Program, and the Kings and Queens Rise Youth Basketball League. Also view the new San Joaquin Valley Health Fund video, read our Partner Spotlight and more.