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 Virtual PopUps - May 22, 23 and 27

May 22, 2020

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

Response, Recovery and Sustainability: May 2020 Update

May 15, 2020

Our COVID-19 update includes a message from Chet P. Hewitt, as well as news about our three regional response funds, which now total $5.25 million, and resources.

San Joaquin Valley Census Week of Action launches with virtual press conference

May 12, 2020

Partners and advocates committed to the San Joaquin Valley and beyond joined in conversation today during a virtual press conference to highlight census participation, including a week of virtual outreach activities taking place this week across the valley.