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 - July 2018

July 26, 2018

Read the July issue of Partnerships for information about the 2018 Leadership Development for Racial Equity funding awards, the Youth Reinvestment Fund in the California state budget, and the Build.Black. Coalition’s RAILS grant, as well as our Partner Spotlight and more.

Build.Black. Coalition receives RAILS grant to promote inclusive economic development

July 9, 2018

The City of Sacramento has awarded $99,750 to the Build.Black. Coalition through the Rapid Acceleration, Innovation, and Leadership in Sacramento (RAILS) Program to support a project that will promote inclusive economic development and create on-ramps to prosperity in an effort to transform lives and unite community.


A Win for California’s Youth: $37.3 Million for the Youth Reinvestment Fund

June 29, 2018

In a win for California’s youth, including boys and men of color, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a 2018-2019 budget that includes $37.3 million for the Youth Reinvestment Fund.