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.
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.
June 28, 2018
Read the June issue of Partnerships for information about the 2018 Responsive Grants Program funding awards, the My Brother’s Keeper Sacramento Youth Fellowship Program, and the Kings and Queens Rise Youth Basketball League. Also view the new San Joaquin Valley Health Fund video, read our Partner Spotlight and more.
June 28, 2018
Sierra Health Foundation is one of more than 180 philanthropic institutions from across the country that have signed a joint Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) statement in support of children and families seeking refuge in the United States. Learn more
June 4, 2018
This election year, The Sacramento Bee and other McClatchy newspapers in California have assembled a panel of 60 influential Californians – including Sierra Health Foundation President and CEO Chet P. Hewitt – who will offer their views in a weekly conversation. Learn more.
May 31, 2018
Read the May issue of Partnerships to learn about the recent Health Leadership Program graduation, our Speaker Series and other events, the premiere of Black Child Legacy Campaign poetic service announcements, employment opportunities, resources and more.
May 31, 2018
In partnership with Sacramento Area Youth Speaks (SAYS), the Black Child Legacy Campaign released poetic service announcements (PSAs) featuring youth spoken word poets calling for an end to community violence. On May 30, the Black Child Legacy Campaign and SAYS hosted a community launch of the PSAs at the Crocker Art Museum, followed by a panel discussion on youth violence prevention strategies. The PSAs are available on YouTube.
April 30, 2018
Read the April issue of Partnerships to learn about the Leadership Development for Racial Equity funding opportunity, recent investments through the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund and other program updates.
April 26, 2018
The Center awarded more than $975,000 to 58 organizations in the San Joaquin Valley working on policy and systems change to improve health.
See a list of organizations that received funding in Round 4, as well as through the Cluster Grant funding opportunity.
April 5, 2018
Diane Littlefield’s last day in her current role of Vice President of Programs and Partnerships for Sierra Health Foundation and The Center will be April 30 and her last day will be June 30. In the interim, she will be assisting in the transitions taking place at the foundation and The Center.
April 5, 2018
In partnership with The California Endowment and Sierra Health Foundation, The Center will award a total of $100,000 to support advocacy-related capacity building and leadership development activities in Northern California and the San Joaquin Valley. Funding is open to youth-focused organizations led by people of color working to eliminate health disparities, with an interest in increasing their organizational capacity to address issues of racial equity.
Applications are due by May 14 at 1 p.m.
Learn more on the Leadership Development for Racial Equity web page.
April 2, 2018
This guide identifies steps toward improving opportunities for boys and men of color in Sacramento, and highlights policy and systems reform opportunities within four impact areas: Healthy Development, Education, Workforce Development and Justice Systems.
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