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THE CONVERSATION answers important questions about COVID-19 vaccinations for children

August 27, 2021

Pediatricians provide credible information about vaccinating children in the Kaiser Family Foundation's latest installment of The Conversation / LA CONVERSACION. Sierra Health Foundation is among the funders supporting this important video series. Learn more on the Kaiser Family Foundation web site.

Partnerships – July 2021

July 29, 2021

Read the July issue of Partnerships for staff news, program updates for the Medication Assisted Treatment Access Points Project and the California COVID-19 Community Health Project, access a video highlighting a Tulare County community partner and our Vaccine Equity Campaign, and find out what we’re following.

Sergio Cuellar transitions to San Joaquin Valley Health Fund

July 28, 2021

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Sergio Cuellar to Senior Program Officer. Sergio joined Sierra Health Foundation in fall 2017 to manage the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color portfolio, leading the network to align investments and philanthropic leadership to address barriers to opportunity for boys and men of color. Continue reading...

Liv O’Keeffe joins Sierra Health Foundation and The Center as Director of Communications

July 28, 2021

We are pleased to introduce Liv O’Keeffe, who joined our team to serve as Director of Communications. Liv will oversee communications and our Conference and Education Center, and will advance policy for the Foundation and The Center. Continue reading...

Latino Community Foundation launches Latino Power Fund

July 2, 2021

This five-year, $50 million initiative will invest in Latino-led grassroots organizations committed to progressive social change to engage in healing and movement building, and mobilizing Latino leaders and voters. Sierra Health Foundation is a proud supporter of the Fund. Learn more on the Latino Power Fund website.

Partnerships – June 2021

June 30, 2021

Read the June issue of Partnerships to read our blog on racial justice and equity, learn about our partnership at Sacramento’s Juneteenth Festival and the 2021 Innovations for Children Award, and find program updates for the Positive Youth Justice Initiative, the San Joaquin Valley Health Fund, Community Economic Development and more!

Sierra Health Foundation presents Innovations for Children Award at Juneteenth Festival

June 22, 2021

Dr. Natalie Woods Andrews received this year’s award in honor of her work as the Steering Committee on Reduction of African American Child Deaths co-chair and executive director of Early Learning at the Sacramento County Office of Education.

Donate4Sacramento partners with community organizations to address anti-Asian racism

June 8, 2021

The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, through the Donate4Sacramento COVID-19 Regional Response Fund, is pleased to announce awards totaling $60,000 to four community organizations.

Partnerships – May 2021

May 26, 2021

Read the May issue of Partnerships to learn about vaccination and masking educational campaigns, a retirement announcement, new funding opportunities, program updates and more!

LA CONVERSACIÓN responds to information needs about vaccines

May 20, 2021

Latinx doctors, nurses and promotoras are featured in the latest installment of Kaiser Family Foundation’s public information response to COVID-19, presented with UnidosUS. Sierra Health Foundation is among the funders supporting this important video series. Learn more on the Kaiser Family Foundation website.

Artist inspires communities to stop the spread of COVID-19

May 18, 2021

The State of California has partnered with The Center at Sierra Health Foundation to present the Masking Series by African-American artist Jessica Wimbley as part of a campaign to reach disproportionately impacted communities. Access the Masking Series and other resources on the State of California COVID-19 Resources web page.

Partnerships – April 2021

April 28, 2021

Read the April issue of Partnerships to learn about virtual Equity on the Mall, a new funding opportunity, artists inspiring change, job openings, program updates and more!