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It’s past time for change

May 27, 2022

We are grieving for the Robb Elementary School families in Uvalde, Texas. Our hearts are still with those in Buffalo, New York, and those connected to the Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church in Southern California. Continue reading...

Partnerships – May 2022

May 26, 2022

Read the May issue of Partnerships to get our latest news and program updates, meet our newest staff member, find employment opportunities and read about topics we’re following!

Chet P. Hewitt shares powerful message at Investing in Employment Social Enterprise event in New York

May 13, 2022

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York and REDF hosted this event, which focused on the significant economic and societal benefits of investing in employment social enterprises. During the session, Chet P. Hewitt, president and CEO of Sierra Health Foundation and a REDF board member, shared a powerful personal message. Access the video on YouTube.

Partnerships – April 2022

April 28, 2022

Read the April issue of Partnerships to learn about the new Community Economic Mobilization Initiative, get program updates, meet our newest staff member, find employment opportunities and read about topics we’re following!

New initiative to strengthen community resilience and build healthier communities

April 27, 2022

California is on the cusp of receiving and distributing an unprecedented level of financial investments for economic development. The Center at Sierra Health Foundation in partnership with The James Irvine Foundation today launched the $15 million Community Economic Mobilization Initiative (CEMI). Continue reading...

Introducing Chris Cooper

April 19, 2022

Chris Cooper has joined Sierra Health Foundation and The Center as the Program Officer responsible for our collective investments in the power of young men of color in California. Chris is a dynamic and passionate leader who is committed to building upon existing work, while ensuring the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color network is positioned for its next phase of impact. Continue reading...

Celebrating César Chávez

March 30, 2022

Our offices will be closed on Thursday, March 31, to honor the life, work and legacy of César Chávez. We celebrate all that he accomplished as a labor leader and civil rights activist dedicated to improving the lives of farmworkers in the United States.