About Us

CERISH Mission

  • Align reproductive justice efforts of Black investigators affiliated with Bay Area academic institutions, community-based organizations, and community members
  • Conduct all research grounded in racial equity and reproductive justice
  • Center Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and Queer communities in research through partnerships with community organizations 
  • Uphold accountability and transparency in all of our projects
  • Openly share best practices and barriers for future research


Develop ideas that can serve as a foundation for a necessary Black envisioned, led, and operationalized infrastructure.



Tara Health Foundation


Yellow Chair Foundation


California Health Care Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation