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 - January 17-18

January 16, 2020

The City of Sacramento has teamed up with The Center and community organizations to provide youth, families and city residents with fun, safe and community-building popup activities across Sacramento every Friday and Saturday. Check out the flyer for this week’s activities.

The Center awards $3.8 million for San Joaquin Valley community-based census outreach

January 9, 2020

Funding to 63 organizations will support local, trusted community organizations to provide hands-on, high touch, linguistically and culturally appropriate census outreach to hard-to count communities in the San Joaquin Valley. Read the news release.

Youth and Community PopUps - January 10-11

January 8, 2020

The City of Sacramento has teamed up with The Center and community organizations to provide youth, families and city residents with fun, safe and community-building popup activities across Sacramento every Friday and Saturday. Check out the flyer for this week’s activities.