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?

Partnerships - November 2021

November 29, 2021

Read the November issue of Partnerships for staff updates, employment opportunities, news about Elevate Youth California and the Del Paso Heights Sports Complex, and topics we’re following, including land acknowledgements and the Family Urgent Response System.

Community opens Del Paso Heights Sports Complex

November 29, 2021

This Sacramento economic development project is transforming an aging park and vacant lot into four futsal courts and a softball field as part of the City of Sacramento’s increased focus on community investments.


Funding available for Youth Substance Use Disorder Prevention Program: Innovation Track

November 22, 2021

With grants up to $750,000, this funding opportunity will support community-based organizations, Tribal organizations and county behavioral health agencies to pilot and evaluate innovative practices in youth-led activism, peer support and mentoring. Awarded partners will participate in an evaluation using appreciative inquiry. Applications are due by January 6 at 1 p.m. Access the request for applications on the Elevate Youth California website.