The Intersections Initiative was rooted in the community work of seven local partnerships throughout the state of California. Each partnership—including the coalition, lead organization, and hospital partner—is listed here, along with a brief description of their work.



Advancing Racial Justice through Community Engagement and Education Policy and Practice

Intersections Anaheim led by Orange County Congregation Community Organization in partnership with St. Jude Hospital – Anaheim – Providence



Central Orange County

Expanding Economic Investment Opportunities and Advocating for Land Use Policy to Address Housing Affordability

Central Santa Ana/Stanton Intersections Initiative led by the Kennedy Commission in partnership with St. Joseph Heritage Santa Ana – Providence




Improving Housing Availability and Affordability through Workforce Development and Local Planning Policies

Greater Eureka Housing Alliance led by Westside Community Improvement Association in partnership with Providence St. Joseph Hospital Eureka



High Desert

Re-envisioning a Revitalized High Desert by Building Partnerships to Advance Housing, Education, and Economic Development Policy Priorities

High Desert Intersections Collaborative led by Providence St. Mary Medical Center and Global Institute for Public Strategies




Increasing Social and Political Capital to Advance Equity through Civic Engagement

Community Leaders Coalition led by Cope Family Center in partnership with Providence Queen of the Valley Medical Center




Advancing Trauma-Informed Housing Equity through Tenant Organizing and Policy Advocacy

Sonoma Intersections Coalition led by Providence Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital



South Orange County

Creating Community-Driven Collaborative Structures to Advance Equity

South Orange County Equity Leaders Coalition led by Providence Mission Hospital