October 2, 2023

Unveiling the HEAR US Roadmap: An Interview with HEAT’S Matt Curtis.

In this interview with Matt Curtis, Managing Director of the Health Equity and Access Team (HEAT) at The Center and Sierra Health Foundation, we delve into the team’s visionary goals. He shares their work in advancing health equity and access in California, while overseeing a groundbreaking $65 million initiative generously funded by California’s Department of Health Care Services.

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November 3, 2023

Partnerships | Fall 2023

Learn more about the latest round of ‘Stop the Hate’ funding in Northern California and the San Joaquin Valley, our latest grantee partners and more in the Fall 2023 edition of Partnerships.
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August 9, 2023

Partnerships | Summer 2023

The Center announced $3.995 million in grants awarded across 22 new grantee partners of the Community Economic Mobilization Initiative (CEMI), bringing our investment to nearly $14 million across 44 impactful CEMI organizations! Learn more about the latest round of CEMI and much more in the Summer 2023 edition of Partnerships.
Pictured: San Joaquin Valley residents rally at Equity on the Mall in Sacramento

May 24, 2023

Partnerships April-May 2023

Equity on the Mall made its triumphant return to the State Capitol this past Spring, bringing nearly 1,500 residents, leaders and advocates from the San Joaquin Valley to rally for health and racial equity, and economic and racial justice for all Valley residents. Read more about this year’s EOM event and more in the April-May edition of Partnerships.

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February 14, 2024

The Changes Ahead – A Message from Chet

Change is upon us and it’s clear that we’re approaching a period in which critical decisions that will shape California’s future will be made. These decisions will determine how we respond to pending state budget challenges and historic investment opportunities, as well as demonstrate the depth of our commitment to advancing shared prosperity in our state. Continue reading...
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December 14, 2023

San Joaquin Valley Health Fund Holds Climate Change Policy Briefing

More than 100 attendees joined us for the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund’s (SJVHF) first briefing on the impacts of climate change—from unprecedented devastating floods to wildfires—on disproportionately vulnerable rural and unincorporated communities across the Valley. The event took place on October 17 at the Center’s Fresno office. Continue reading...
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January 30, 2023

Chet P. Hewitt Statement on Tyre Nichols

Chet P. Hewitt, president and CEO of Sierra Health Foundation and CEO of The Center, issued this statement after viewing the Memphis Police Department’s body camera footage that showed the deadly actions that took the life of Sacramento native Tyre Nichols: Continue reading...