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Category Archives: BHC Background

Drivers of Change

THE HOW OF BHC Big institutions like government make the rules and rules matter. That’s why Building Healthy Communities is building the power and collaborative partnerships necessary to change the rules. Building Healthy Communities depends on an inclusive, healthy, democratic process. We are committed to nurturing civically engaged communities with the skills and relationships necessary to […]

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Framework for Health Equity

Health Happens when all of us matter. Building Healthy Communities partners are changing the odds so that every Californian gets a chance at a long, healthy life by addressing the causes of poor health. When people think of health, they often think of doctor’s offices and vitamins, not power and place.  The truth is, health […]

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Priority Policy Changes

THE WHAT OF BHC Health Happens when all of us matter. Building Healthy Communities partners are changing the odds so that every Californian gets a chance at a long, healthy life by addressing the causes of poor health. Health has more to do with place than doctors’ visits. The odds are stacked against low-income communities and […]

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Meet The 14 Places

THE WHO OF BHC Health Happens when all of us matter. Building Healthy Communities partners are changing the odds so that every Californian gets a chance at a long, healthy life by addressing the causes of poor health. Building Healthy Communities is a place-based initiative that relies on a dynamic process of ongoing engagement and […]

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Our Mission

The California Endowment’s mission is to expand access to affordable, quality health care for under-served individuals and communities and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians. We don’t focus on prescriptions. We focus on fixing broken systems and outdated policies, ensuring the balance of power is with the people. We don’t […]

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About Building Healthy Communities

Health Happens when all of us matter. Building Healthy Communities partners are changing the odds so that every Californian gets a chance at a long, healthy life by addressing the causes of poor health. Building Healthy Communities (BHC) is a 10 year, $1 billion comprehensive community initiative launched by The California Endowment in 2010 to […]

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BHC Video

It’s been a great year for The California Endowment and the state of California. From #Health4AllKids to Proposition 47, changing the narrative on victims and survivors of child sexual exploitation to school discipline reform, California has been setting an example for the rest of the country to follow. But there is work to be done […]

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