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Sierra Health Foundation comment on proposed Public Charge rule

December 10, 2018

Today we submitted a comment on the proposed Public Charge rule to express our unwavering support for immigrant communities. As a foundation committed to improving the well-being of our communities, we stand with immigrants and refugees in protecting their rights as Americans to live a healthy and happy life with dignity.

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Partnerships - November 2018

November 28, 2018

Read the November issue of Partnerships for information about Obama Foundation investments in five California cities, the new Oak Park Project and its Trust Advisory Committee, read our Partners For Change: Bold Action, Real Impact report and our Guide to Community-First Funder Collaboratives, access resources and more.

Partners For Change: Bold Action, Real Impact highlights our work, partnerships

November 26, 2018

This new report highlights the unique organizational funding model that Sierra Health Foundation and The Center have implemented. Through this model and with our partners, we are building a movement to advance our shared vision of health equity and racial justice for all.

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Obama Foundation invests in Sacramento

November 15, 2018

My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, an initiative of the Obama Foundation, has selected Sacramento’s My Brother’s Keeper Collaborative as one of 19 communities across the country to receive grants and access to technical assistance to improve life outcomes for boys and young men of color.

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Be a Part of the Oak Park Project!

November 13, 2018

The Oak Park Project brings together new development opportunities, a strong interest in health careers for residents, and the desire for everyone in Sacramento’s Oak Park community to benefit from positive neighborhood changes. Applications are being accepted for the new Oak Park Trust Advisory Committee. Members will help make decisions that positively benefit the Oak Park community. Learn more.

Partnerships - October 2018

October 31, 2018

Read the October issue of Partnerships for information about the San Joaquin Valley Impact Investment Fund, funding opportunities, new educational videos, resources and more.

Funding opportunities available to advance health and racial equity in the San Joaquin Valley

October 18, 2018

We’re pleased to announce San Joaquin Valley Health Fund Round 5 funding opportunities. Learn about available funding and get the requests for proposals on the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund web page.

New Talk Boldly podcast looks at Immigration Policy in the U.S.

October 11, 2018

Jesus Martinez of Central Valley Immigrant Integration Collaborative and Katie Annand of Kids in Need of Defense discuss the historical context of current immigration policy and practice, including family separation. Facing ever-changing regulations, this timely discussion provides some background for recent news about immigration policy, such as the Department of Homeland Security’s proposal to alter the definition of “public charge,” a rule change that would further reduce migration flows and restrict access to critical health programs

Listen on our Talk Boldly web page.

Indigenous Peoples’ Day: A Renewed Commitment

October 8, 2018

Today we are proud to join a growing number of communities, organizations, families and individuals across the country that are celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day. On this important day, we recognize the resilience, strength and richness of Indigenous Peoples in our region and state, while recommitting ourselves to being a stronger partner to this community.

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Sierra Health Foundation and Dignity Health launch San Joaquin Valley Impact Investment Fund

October 1, 2018

The $25 million fund will reinvest in high-performing mission-driven funds and innovative development partners to improve health and prosperity for all residents in the San Joaquin Valley. Learn more.

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Impact Investing in the San Joaquin Valley convening to be held in Stockton on Oct. 3

October 1, 2018

Join the San Joaquin Valley Impact Investment Fund lead investors to learn about Impact Investing in the San Joaquin Valley: Targeting Capital to Regional Equity & Well-being. Learn more and register.

Partnerships - September 2018

September 27, 2018

Read the September issue of Partnerships for information about our upcoming Speaker Series event, new San Joaquin Valley Health Fund partners, MBK Sacramento Youth Fellowship policy recommendations, resources and more.

 

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