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?

Youth and Community Popups - September 20 and 21

September 19, 2019

The City of Sacramento has teamed up with The Center and 22 community organizations to provide youth, families and city residents with fun, safe and community-building popup activities across Sacramento every Friday night through 2019. Activities range from roller skating and soccer to video game tournaments and dinner. Check out the flyer for this week's activities here.

MBK Sacramento Youth Fellowship application now available!

September 3, 2019

The MBK Sacramento Youth Fellowship is an opportunity for male youth of color, 16-20 years old, who reside or attend school within the City of Sacramento. Eligible applicants commit to completing the nine-month fellowship program with demonstrated interest and willingness to engage in advocacy on behalf of Sacramento young men of color.

Applications for the 2019-2020 MBK Sacramento Youth Fellowship are due on Friday, Sept. 13.

Learn more and apply!

Partnerships - August 2019

August 29, 2019

Read the August issue of Partnerships to learn about the Leadership Development for Racial Equity funding opportunity, a recent win for youth justice in Riverside County, the newest San Joaquin Valley Census Research Project report, Responsive Grants Program partner Bear Yuba Land Trust and more!