BARHII and Rise Together are a driving force in the development of strategies and systems that move communities toward economic prosperity and wealth equity.

Through systems and policy strategy, Rise together and BARHII bridge the wealth-health gap and address the root causes of social determinants of health.

Rise Together Community Advisory Committee

Joe Brooks

PolicyLink

Founding Member

Wilma Chan

Alameda County District 3

Member since 2017

Oscar Chavez

Sonoma County Department of Health Services

Founding Member

David Chu

Starbucks

Founding Member

Kathy Gallagher

Contra Costa County Employment and Human Services

Founding Member

Dr. David Grusky

Stanford Center for Poverty and Inequality

Founding Member

Barrie Hathaway

JobTrain

Member since 2018

John Gioia

Contra Costa County District 1

Founding Member

David Harris

Urban Strategies Council

Member since 2017

James W. Head

East Bay Community Foundation

Founding Member

Carla Javits

REDF

Founding Member

Melissa Jones

BARHII

Member since 2017

Greg Kepferle

Catholic Charities Santa Clarar County

Member since 2016

Ann Mathieson

Marin Promise

Founding Member

Jim Mayer

California Forward

Member since 2016

Kay Fernandez Smith

The San Francisco Foundation

Member since 2017

Micah Weinberg

California Forward

Member since 2016

Jilma L. Meneses

Catholic Charities San Francisco, Marin, and San Mateo

Member since 2017

Brian Solomon

USDA Food and Nutrition, SNAP Employment and Training

Member since 2017

Anne Wilson

United Way Bay Area

Founding Member

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