The Healthy Richmond Hub is a partnership of community residents and stakeholders, working in concert to improve the health of all of our children and families in Richmond. The many parts to the hub structure – in the diagram below – say it all…It takes all of us collaborating together to make our vision a reality.
At the center of it all, the Hub is led by a Steering Committee, composed of 25 members representing a diverse set of community stakeholders with a sub-group that serves as an Executive Committee; Action Teams focused on taking action on the Hub’s priority outcomes; Communications and Evaluation Committees; and 31 Healthy Richmond Hub Partners that receive funding from The California Endowment to work on the strategies that are in alignment with our priorities.
The Hub is supported by Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and Community Housing and Development Corporation (CHDC). CHDC partners with LISC to house the project and provide liaison connections to key leaders within the Richmond community.
The Healthy Richmond team operates as the backbone staff to support all the members of the Hub. We support the work by planning, managing, and supporting the initiative through ongoing facilitation, technology and communications support, data collection and reporting, and coordination of all the logistics related to collective activities.
The Hub Manager, Roxanne Carrillo Garza, MSW, represents LISC and coordinates and builds capacity of the Steering Committee and Healthy Richmond Hub Partners. Email Roxanne.
The Youth Organizing Director, Jamileh Ebrahimi, with the RYSE Center is responsible for sustaining a structure and process that supports and fosters meaningful youth engagement in the initiative through the Richmond Youth Organizing Team (RYOT). Email Jamileh.
Our Evaluation & Learning Specialist (ELS), a team at Social Policy Research Associates, plays an important role in facilitating the use of data and information as well as building evaluation capacity with partners. Rachel Estrella serves as the principal investigator. Ms. Laura Ravinder serves as a key analyst and Mr. Eduardo Ortiz is the project assistant.