Equity on the Mall

Equity on the Mall 2022

Democracy in Action
June 1-2

Thank you to everyone who participated at Equity on the Mall 2022!

The San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, community partners and elected officials gathered for this virtual event to highlight the community-driven agenda for the San Joaquin Valley. We created a space for community leaders, nonprofit leaders and elected representatives to come together and talk about what matters to Valley residents.

Guest Speakers

  • The Valley is Rising, Chet P. Hewitt, Sierra Health Foundation and The Center President and CEO
  • The Future of the San Joaquin Valley, Young Elected Officials Nelson Esparza, Jewel Hurtado, Bryan Osorio and Eddie Valero
  • Representation in the Valley, Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula and Congressman Jim Costa
  • Poetry by Pulitzer Prize Finalist Dr. Mai Der Vang


  • Affordable Housing and Compact Growth
  • Community Visions of Climate Justice
  • Education in Crisis
  • Health Equity for All
  • Immigrants’ Rights in the San Joaquin Valley
  • Opportunities to Bridge the Digital Divide