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, racial equity and racial justice 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 - June 2020

June 30, 2020

Read the June issue of Partnerships for updates on our COVID-19 response funds and partners making an impact, learn about the new Behavioral Health Telehealth funding opportunity and recent grant awards, get Census 2020 updates and find out what we’re following.

Behavioral Health Telehealth funding opportunity

June 29, 2020

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is utilizing federal grant funding to support organizations to develop, enhance and/or expand their facility’s telehealth infrastructure to address the needs of individuals with substance use disorder and/or mental health disorders. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation will assist DHCS with the administration of the funds.


Build.Black. Stands with Sacramento's Measure U Community Advisory Committee

June 26, 2020

The Build.Black. Coalition has met with Measure U Community Advisory Committee member leadership to review data and discuss shared priorities. Following this conversation, we place our full support behind the Committee’s demand to the city to return $45.7 million to the Committee to fund its recommendations for direct investment in Sacramento’s most under-resourced communities.