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 about The Center.

What's New?

Door-to-door vaccine equity campaign reaches the most vulnerable in Tulare County

July 23, 2021

A new video from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Freethink highlights Tulare – CAPS as an important partner of the Vaccine Equity Campaign, an effort of the State of California and The Center. This video featuring Tulare – CAPS volunteers and Chet P. Hewitt, president and CEO of Sierra Health Foundation and The Center, is one in a series of videos focused on the impacts of Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s COVID-19 response funding, including the Vaccine Equity Campaign. Access this inspiring video on YouTube.


Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act – Telehealth Expansion Project funding opportunity

July 1, 2021

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is using available federal grant funding for a Telehealth Expansion project throughout California. Funding is available for eligible organizations to develop, enhance and/or expand their facility’s telehealth infrastructure. Applications are due by August 1 at 11:59 p.m. Access application materials on the MAT Access Points Project web site.

Partnerships - June 2021

June 30, 2021

Read the June issue of Partnerships to read our blog on racial justice and equity, learn about our partnership at Sacramento’s Juneteenth Festival and the 2021 Innovations for Children Award, and find program updates for the Positive Youth Justice Initiative, the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, Community Economic Development and more!