September 12, 2022Kaying Hang, our Senior Vice President of Programs and Partnerships, and three of our San Joaquin Valley partners joined the Rural Matters podcast earlier this month, uplifting their work and partnerships forged through the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund and Impact Investment Fund. The episode is now available at RuralMatters.libsyn.com.
September 7, 2022Public Policy Institute of California President and CEO Mark Baldassare today announced Chet P. Hewitt’s term as the Institute’s board chair. “Chet’s distinguished record of public service and deep knowledge of the forces shaping our state make him an ideal leader for PPIC at this critical time,” Baldassare said. Read more on the PPIC website.
July 28, 2022Sierra Health Foundation and The Center have granted $127,500 to fund 23 Youth and Community PopUps partners for summer activities. Together, these community-based organizations will relaunch the successful Youth and Community PopUps program during the summer break — a time when youth are most vulnerable. Learn more on the Youth and Community PopUps page.
Chet P. Hewitt shares powerful message at Investing in Employment Social Enterprise event in New York
May 13, 2022The 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.
April 27, 2022California 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...
April 19, 2022Chris 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...