Our Mission

To improve the health and well-being of the diverse communities we serve.

Our Vision

At CCHI, we envision healthy, safe and thriving communities where all people have equitable access to employment, food, education, housing and a high-quality health care system that addresses these and other social determinants of health.

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Our Core Values

  • Social, economic and racial justice
  • Health care as a human right
  • Diversity
  • Inclusion
  • Education for all
  • Equity
  • Partnership and collaboration

Our Principles

  • Health Equity—Eliminating disparities based on socio-economics, race and ethnicity
  • Social Determinants—Using a broad definition of health to include the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live and age
  • Strength-Based—Using community assets rather than deficits to impact health
  • Evidence-Based—Using prevention, early intervention and treatment approaches that show impact
  • Partnership—Listening to, collaborating with and learning from each other
  • Sustainability—Building community capacity, changing policies and systems to impact health over the long-term
  • Cultural Sensitivity/Humility—Using culturally appropriate, community-based approaches
  • Trauma Sensitivity—Developing and supporting initiatives that respect individual and community trauma
  • Continuous Learning—Evaluating and measuring impact

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