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?

Partnerships - February 2020

February 27, 2020

Read the February issue of Partnerships to learn about the Asthma Preventive Services Project funding opportunity, the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color Here to Lead storytelling initiative and Education Blueprint funding opportunity, as well as staff promotions and more.

Youth and Community PopUps - February 28-29

February 27, 2020

The City of Sacramento has teamed up with The Center and community organizations to provide youth and families with fun, safe and community-building popup activities across Sacramento every Friday and Saturday. Check out the flyer for this week’s activities.

Positive Youth Justice Initiative partners are transforming the youth justice system in California

February 24, 2020

The Positive Youth Justice Initiative, in partnership with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency, is excited to share four new briefs that highlight how the initiative’s partners in 11 counties are accelerating a statewide movement to transform the youth justice system.