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?

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation is one of 10 regional organizations selected to administer Census 2020 outreach for hard-to-count communities

March 13, 2019

The California Complete Count – Census 2020 Office announced contracts with the 10 regional administrative community-based organizations it will fund to ensure an accurate tally of all Californians in the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2020 Census.


San Joaquin Valley Census Research Project publishesTroubled Reflections report

March 8, 2019

This third of six reports from the San Joaquin Valley Census Research Project focuses on answers to eight specific questions about willingness to answer census questions. The researchers explored how attitudes shape the decision-making of respondents and drive their evolving thinking about census participation. Learn more and download the reports.


San Joaquin Valley Health Fund releases 2019 Policy Platform

March 6, 2019

Today the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund released its 2019 I.H.H.E.E.L. Policy Platform on Immigration, Health, Housing, Education, Environmental Justice, and Land Use and Planning at the Equity on the Mall event at the California State Capitol. Learn more