Supporting Anchor Mission Work 
My name is Sonali, and I am excited to join the Health Equity Team as a Community Health Planner to support County Health's Anchor Institution strategies. Through the CalFresh Healthy Living Program, I supported many partners to advance health equity, making read more...



Spread the Word on our Summer Internship Recruitment 
We are looking for two interns: 1.) Health Education Intern will research and develop a process for the creation of communications materials to advance health read more...
BACHAC Announces Grant for Health Initiative! 
The Public Health Institute (PHI)'s Together Towards Health program awarded a grant for a new project to the Bay Area Community Health Advisory Council (BACHAC). BACHAC's Social  read more...
Growing Justice Funding Opportunity-Due 3/16/23
Growing Justice released a call for applications to advance food justice and build power for people of color in the food value chain.  Grants between $50,000 and $250,000 will be awarded to organizations to support community-led food systems transformation.  Applications are read more...

HPP Updates


Addressing Disparities in School Discipline 
On January 25, the San Mateo Foster City School District partnered with Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) and the REACH coalition to host a discussion on disrupting the school to  read more...

Community Announcements


Advancing Equitable Access to Nature 
Your family can qualify to get a Free Annual Park Pass to explore nature! The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors approved the Mariposa Program. This program provides low-income families free access to parks. Read more...
San Mateo County Educators Committed to Equity
San Mateo County educators are elevating their racial equity consciousness through trainings, data, and assessment. They are examining school curriculum with an equity lens, building asset-based classrooms, and read more...
Sign-Up for the Next Contemplative Practices Session 
 Senior Coastsiders is hosting their eighth contemplative practices session. The session topic is Mindful Self Compassion and is on March 28 from 1-2 p.m.  Last month, the session focused on Gratitude and Loving Kindness. This read more...
Boards and Commissions Vacancies 
There are multiple boards and commissions vacancies for the City of San Bruno, City of Menlo Park, and City of Redwood City.
City of San Bruno: The City of San Bruno has one vacant seat read more....
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Community Collaboration Highlights


Crunching on Cabbage 
 In keeping up with what local fruits and vegetables are in season, students at Garfield middle school held a cafeteria promotion sampling local cabbage salad. Read more...

Access to Nutritious Foods is Vital to Improving Patients’ Health 
Dr. Rakhi Singh has dedicated years to working on food and nutrition inequities. She continues to help heal her patient's read more...

Learning Opportunities & Highlights


Freedom Dreaming: People, Power and Health Equity Event 
Stanford University's Mimi & Peter E. Haas Distinguished Visitor Lecture with Robert K. Ross held on January 18 is available to for those who missed the event or want a recap. Watch the recording here.
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